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It’s Time to Walk the Walk

October 21, 2017 0

The Upper Hunter Shire is putting its best foot forward, Delia Hoffman writes. The Upper Hunter Shire covers 18000 square kilometres and can be found ... Read More

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It’s Time to Walk the Walk

Oct 21, 2017 0

The Upper Hunter Shire is putting its best foot forward, Delia Hoffman writes. The Upper Hunter Shire covers 18000 square kilometres and can be found in NSW, three hours’ drive north of Sydney, and an hour and a half north-west of Newcastle. The Shire was established in 2004, and its ... Read More

Pets have feelings too

Oct 12, 2017 0

During this Mental Health Week, the peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is reminding pet owners that like humans, pets can suffer from mental illness and it’s important that we keep a watchful eye on the mental health of not just people, but also their pets. Spokesperson ... Read More

Sleep critical to mental health

Oct 12, 2017 0

Forty percent of Australians aren’t getting enough sleep each night. Researchers from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) have highlighted the importance of sleep for mental health and wellbeing. Research Scientist, Dr Hanna Hensen, from the NeuRA Sleep and Breathing Lab said sleep influences the function of key organs in the body ... Read More

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NSW Parliament supports right to choose

Aug 14, 2017 0

The NSW Parliament has moved an historic motion that supports the right of women to make the choice that is right for them, including the right to access safe, legal abortion. The historic motion in support of women’s right to access legal, safe abortion was unanimously supported by Australia’s oldest ... Read More

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The EPA protects the environment? What a load of rubbish

The EPA protects the environment? What a load of rubbish

CommentaryAugust 7, 2017 0

ABC Four Corners has done it again: a couple of weeks after exposing the NSW Government’s failure to adequately regulate the Murray-Darling, another investigation reveals ... Read More

Defending TAFE

Defending TAFE

CommentaryAugust 6, 2017 0

By NSW Greens MP, Dawn Walker Our world-class public TAFE system is on its knees. The State Government’s savage funding cuts and ongoing neglect has ... Read More

Wise leadership on Australia’s energy future needed now please Mr Turnbull

Wise leadership on Australia’s energy future needed now please Mr Turnbull

CommentaryJune 22, 2017 0

By Jackie Pearson. Australia’s chief scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has declared that his review into the future of the national energy market, is not dead, ... Read More