Slow progress on gynaecological cancer cure

August 29, 2017 0

September 1 is the start of International Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month and Australian Not-for-profit organisation ‘Save The Box’ are leading the wave of advocacy and awareness ... Read More


Record low rates of HIV in NSW

Aug 29, 2017 0

NSW’s leading HIV prevention and HIV support organisation, ACON, has warmly welcomed the release of the latest quarterly NSW HIV Data Report from the NSW Ministry of Health, which has seen the lowest rate of new HIV notifications since 1985. According to the Report, there were 101 new HIV diagnoses ... Read More

United on marriage equality

Aug 21, 2017 0

The legal and medical professions in NSW have united in support of the introduction of marriage equality laws. The President of the New South Wales Bar Association Arthur Moses SC, the President of The Law Society of NSW Pauline Wright and the President of the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Professor ... Read More

Culture change needed to manage PTSD among police, emergency services

Aug 15, 2017 0

Just as post-traumatic stress (PTS) exacts a costly toll on the military, it is taking a less-recognised toll on Australia’s police and emergency services. Normalising PTS within emergency services culture will go a long way towards alleviating losses in personnel and efficiency, a seminar at the University of New England ... 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


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