Blue Tree Project tackles mental health and suicide in regional Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Blue Tree Project tackles mental health and suicide in regional Australia ABC Mid West & Wheatbelt By Laura Meachim Posted October 01, 2019 07:22:33 Photo: The original blue tree was painted in 2014 by Jayden Whyte on his family farm in Mukinbudin. (Supplied: Kendall Whyte) Related Story: R u Continue Reading

Home Affairs fails to back up claim Medevac bill saw spike in asylum seeker self-harm cases – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Home Affairs fails to back up claim Medevac bill saw spike in asylum seeker self-harm cases By political reporter Richard Willingham and Jade McMillan Updated August 26, 2019 20:05:16 Photo: The department said the Medevac bill lead to asylum seekers to self-harming more. (AP: Jason Oxenham) Related Story: Asylum Continue Reading

Rory and Belinda Sloane launch stillbirth foundation one year after losing baby Leo – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Rory and Belinda Sloane launch stillbirth foundation one year after losing baby Leo By Daniel Keane and Camron Slessor Updated August 26, 2019 20:16:27 Video: Rory Sloane talks about his baby Leo to promote awareness around stillbirth rates. (ABC News) Related Story: Crows star Rory Sloane and wife say Continue Reading

NSW committee chair has dig at Melbourne as she recommends lockout repeal – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email NSW committee chair has dig at Melbourne as she recommends lockout repeal Posted September 30, 2019 12:31:31 A NSW Parliament committee has recommended repealing Sydney’s lockout laws. Committee chair Natalie Ward says Sydney is Australia’s only global city, and its night-time economy should reflect that. Source: ABC News | Continue Reading

Government crackdown on prescription opioids leaving chronic sufferers in a world of pain – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Government crackdown on prescription opioids leaving chronic sufferers in a world of pain 7.30 By Madeleine Morris Updated August 26, 2019 17:25:18 Photo: Opioids are used in painkillers such as codeine, oxycontin and fentanyl, among others. (AP: Jessica Hill) Related Story: Google data mined by pharma giant to bombard Continue Reading

Meeting baby Henry – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Meeting baby Henry Posted September 30, 2019 04:49:29 Jessica and JP DiZane meet baby Henry. The couple donated their surplus embryos to Henry’s parents, Emma and Richard Austin, which allowed them to complete their family after a 10-year fertility struggle. Source: ABC News | Duration: 1min 47sec Topics: reproduction-and-contraception, Continue Reading

Sydney news: Former Reddam House teacher faces court over student sex charges – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sydney news: Former Reddam House teacher faces court over student sex charges Updated August 26, 2019 10:32:40 Photo: Ben Fenner is charged with having sex with a former student. (Supplied) Map: Sydney 2000 Here’s what you need to know this morning. Teacher faces court over alleged sex with student Continue Reading

Gladys Berejiklian being asked on air if she'd have an abortion is 'not OK', Minister for Women says – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Gladys Berejiklian being asked on air if she'd have an abortion is 'not OK', Minister for Women says By political reporter Matthew Doran Updated August 25, 2019 12:26:02 Video: Marise Payne says question to NSW Premier on abortion was inappropriate (ABC News) Related Story: How anti-abortion campaigners are winning Continue Reading

Despite almost dying in a motorbike crash, the 'invisible' brain injury was Alex's toughest battle – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Despite almost dying in a motorbike crash, the 'invisible' brain injury was Alex's toughest battle By Kathleen Calderwood Updated August 26, 2019 13:10:06 Photo: Alex Walker in hospital immediately after her accident (Supplied) Map: Sydney 2000 “Normally, people had this sort of injury if they were in a coma Continue Reading

The street doctors helping Melbourne's homeless from a kitted-out minivan – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email The street doctors helping Melbourne's homeless from a kitted-out minivan RN By Fiona Pepper and Skye Docherty for Sunday Extra Updated August 26, 2019 11:14:19 Photo: GP Kate Coles and nurse Vaan Phongsavan treat patients from their mobile surgery. (Supplied: Cohealth) Related Story: 'We wait until crisis': Experts urge Continue Reading