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Prison life in Rodrigo Duterte's Philippines: A personal story

Australian author Luke Williams gives a brutally honest account of life in a Filipino prison ...  
Pharmacists are overstepping moral boundaries

Despite having a code of ethics, pharmacists are becoming more invasive in patient privacy, ...  
Not seen, not heard: The plight of Lyme disease victims

Almost four years after a Senate Inquiry heard detailed accounts of the ongoing tragedy of Lyme ...  
Robodebt claims the life of a 19-year-old mum

Centrelink's robodebt scandal has been claiming the lives of people struggling with debt, yet our ...  
Gladys Berejiklian does something decent for once

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has shown support for a reform of archaic abortion laws, writes ...  
The deeper problems with Government drug testing

With all the talk of drug testing welfare recipients, Melvin Fechner explores some of the deeper ...  
HELEN CALDICOTT: Small modular reactors — same nuclear disasters

The Morrison Government has opened the door to the notion of nuclear power as peddled by the ...  
Morrison Government in idle mode as children end their own lives

PM Scott Morrison and his suicide prevention advisers straddle along as if there is no urgency ...  
Suicide hits the poor and disadvantaged

There have been more suicides so far in 2019 than this time last year.  
The climate emergency and post-election trauma

Psychologist Lyn Bender offers tips on dealing with post-election trauma and continuing the fight ...  
Reforming society the best way to minimise suicide

Sadness, depression, trauma and suicide can be better dealt with if we look to its social and ...  
Would having medical professionals on flights save lives?

On September 21, 2015, Les Jakielaszek, a fit and healthy 47-year-old boarded a Jetstar plane from ...  
DHS uses personal details to recruit patients into medical study

A recent breach of patient confidentiality by the Department of Human Services has raised legal ...  
Medevac legislation: Adequate care for battling refugees

Now that the Medevac Bill has been set for repeal, Australia runs the risk of being seen by the ...  
The underground railroad for abortion

In the wake of restrictive U.S. abortion laws, a new Facebook group allows women to access pills ...  
The four doctors who voted against Medevac

Four medical professionals and Coalition MPs were among those who voted to repeal the Medevac Bill ...  
Wren's Week: Out with Medicare and in with nuclear power

A call has been made to scrap Medicare while the LNP wants to usher in the age of nuclear energy ...  
MUNGO MACCALLUM: The Coalition's real-life 'Mediscare' on Medicare

The private health insurance funds have effectively been on notice for 50 years — since the ...