Smoking ban tipped for Bourke Street Mall, but vaping to be allowed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Smoking ban tipped for Bourke Street Mall, but vaping to be allowed By Rachel Clayton Updated September 13, 2019 13:30:16 Photo: Laws introduced in 2017 banned vaping in Victoria’s smoke-free spaces. (Lindsay Fox/flickr.com/CC BY 2.0) Related Story: Paul's vice became a booming business opportunity and now it's a political Continue Reading

Suicide support is out there. This is one young woman's story of how she found hope – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Suicide support is out there. This is one young woman's story of how she found hope AM By politcal reporter Stephanie Borys and James Elton Posted September 12, 2019 12:55:37 Photo: Many of those who attempt suicide are at risk of trying again. (Unsplash: Mario Azzi ) Related Story: Continue Reading

They're terrible laws: Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter takes aim at ACT new cannabis laws – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email They're terrible laws: Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter takes aim at ACT new cannabis laws Posted October 20, 2019 11:50:18 The Federal Attorney-General Christian Porter has written to the ACT Government to warn the territory’s new cannabis laws do not provide the legal protections it aimed to achieve. Source: ABC Continue Reading

Sydney news: John Sidoti denies allegations in donation scandal, John Barilaro wants climate change action – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Sydney news: John Sidoti denies allegations in donation scandal, John Barilaro wants climate change action Updated September 12, 2019 09:46:09 Photo: Sports Minister John Sidoti has given the Liberal Party an unwanted political donation scandal. (Supplied: John Sidoti) Map: NSW Here’s what you need to know this morning. Sidoti Continue Reading

Record number of people with a disability being forced onto Newstart – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Record number of people with a disability being forced onto Newstart By national social affairs reporter Norman Hermant Updated September 12, 2019 08:06:34 Photo: Mandy Hunwick, who lives with MS, fought Centrelink for 17 months until she was approved for the DSP. (ABC News: Curtis Rodda) Related Story: Four Continue Reading

Ashley Abell (left) has helped dozens of men revamp classic cars – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Ashley Abell (left) has helped dozens of men revamp classic cars Posted October 19, 2019 20:18:55 Klassic Transformations is a car restoration club that socially engages men at risk of suicide, depression and anxiety. Source: ABC News | Duration: 3min 48sec Topics: mental-health, suicide, charities-and-community-organisations, mens-health, mackay-4740

R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan shares his suicide note to help others – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email R U OK co-founder Graeme Cowan shares his suicide note to help others ABC News Breakfast By Patrick Wood Updated September 13, 2019 00:09:47 Infographic: Graeme Cowan’s family found his note in 2004. (Supplied: Graeme Cowan) Related Story: 'They'd have to go home as failures': Pressures to succeed driving Continue Reading

Keeping older drivers safe behind the wheel – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Keeping older drivers safe behind the wheel Posted October 19, 2019 08:29:28 Queenscliff on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula is popular with retirees, but with so many older drivers, the borough has adopted a program to keep them on the road. Source: ABC News | Duration: 2min 9sec Topics: driver-education, older-people, Continue Reading

Power outage at Royal Adelaide Hospital blamed on generator failure – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Email Power outage at Royal Adelaide Hospital blamed on generator failure Updated September 11, 2019 17:49:34 Photo: The latest power outage lasted four minutes, SA Health confirmed. (ABC News: Malcolm Sutton) Related Story: No guarantee RAH blackouts won't occur again Related Story: Four probes into why Adelaide's biggest hospital lost Continue Reading