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Uncertainty troubles domestic violence services despite new funds

Uncertainty troubles domestic violence services despite new funds

March 25, 2015

A $230 million government investment in domestic violence services has been met with a lukewarm reception, with fears it is merely a short-term solution to the problem. The national funding, confirmed this...

Rounding up cancer patients

Rounding up cancer patients

March 25, 2015

Roundup could be infamously living up to its name, according to a report on the World Health Organisation's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) website. The popular weedkiller, which...

Anti-homophobic, transphobic bullying program welcomed

Anti-homophobic, transphobic bullying program welcomed

March 19, 2015

ECU Queer Collective officer Natalia Moorin has backed a new policy designed to reduce homophobic and transphobic bullying in schools, despite comments attributed to State MP Peter Abetz that it was...

Junk food forces bad habits

Junk food forces bad habits

September 10, 2014

Eating junk food regularly can kill your appetite for healthy eating, a new study has found. Research conducted by a team of scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) on rats has helped...

Sock it to Sarcoma and EMAS fight back!

Sock it to Sarcoma and EMAS fight back!

August 20, 2014

Charity foundation Sock It to Sarcoma and UWA’s Electronic Music Appreciation Society (EMAS) have teamed up to join the fight against sarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer which affects mostly children...

Australian nurses overlooked as recruitment drive begins

Australian nurses overlooked as recruitment drive begins

August 12, 2014

St John of God Healthcare is in the process of a mass recruitment drive for 150 Irish nurses to fill a predicted shortage of nurses in WA within 18 months. With new medical facilities opening, such...

Perth CBD goes smoke free

Perth CBD goes smoke free

June 2, 2014

Smokers beware because as of Sunday, those caught lighting up in the Murray Street and Hay Street malls as well as Forrest Place will cop a $100 fine. Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi told Perth Now...

‘Heads Up’ for mental illness in the workplace

‘Heads Up’ for mental illness in the workplace

June 2, 2014

Mental health problems are costing Australian employers more than $10 billion a year in lost productivity and compensation, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Beyondblue has launched a...

Powdered alcohol nothing to be sniffed at

Powdered alcohol nothing to be sniffed at

May 19, 2014

Why do Europe and the United States get all the cool stuff while we’re stuck in Western Australia with no Krispy Kreme, no Burger King, and certainly no powdered alcohol? I like to think we are so...

Stone age diet excites modern researchers

Stone age diet excites modern researchers

March 13, 2014

Some of Edith Cowan University's top researchers will soon begin investigating whether a paleo diet – better known as the 'caveman' diet – can help protect against heart disease and diabetes. Lead...

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