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“Captain chaos”: AMA hits back at Federal Government over Midland medical school

The Australian Medical Association has come out strongly against the Midland Medical School. Author: Amaclinic. Used under the creative commons license.
May 21, 2015

The Australian Medical Association and the Australian Medical Students Association have both slammed Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Federal Government’s decision to provide $20 million for a new...

Domestic violence leaves long-term mental scar

Domestic violence leaves long-term mental scar
May 11, 2015

A recent study into domestic violence has found that it can have long-term effects on women’s mental health, employment and housing. Dean Watson Reports.

Super size Perth: our most obese areas revealed

The fattest areas of WA have been revealed.
May 5, 2015

The Australian Heart Foundation has revealed Western Australia’s fattest areas in its latest health survey, and it’s not good news for rural residents. The survey reveals that 32.4 per cent of...

WA Labor proposes legislation for all disability support workers

WA Labor proposes legislation for all disability support workers
April 28, 2015

The Labor Party in Western Australia plans to introduce new laws for disability support workers to try to protect people with disabilities from abuse and neglect. The proposed legislation was introduced...

The ‘Hendo sign’ wins AFL endorsement

The 'Hendo sign' wins AFL endorsement
April 15, 2015

The AFL has endorsed a new emergency sign that could save players lives after the death of a West Australian player three years ago. Chloe Rosso Reports.   For more information or to...

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...

WA’s motorcycle death toll is worst on record

WA us averaging 3 motorcycle deaths a month
October 17, 2014

Western Australia's motorcycle deaths have reached 31 and it is set to be the worst year on record with middle-aged men most contributing to 75% of these fatalities. Lucy McLeod reports.

Sock it to Sarcoma and EMAS fight back!

The Superhero Soiree aims to raise $10,000 for sarcoma patients, carers and families.
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

The search is on for 150 Irish nurses to fill a shortage at the new Fiona Stanley Hospital, however local nursing graduates are struggling to find work.
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...

‘Heads Up’ for mental illness in the workplace

Businesses are encouraged to resister with 'Heads Up' to support workers will mental illness.
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

Just a few of many palcohol flavours and variations
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...

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