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Australia's dysfunctional health system

The AMA, colleges, representative bodies of other health practitioners, politicians and media are ...  
OPEN EDITORIAL: The Canberra divide and the power paradox

Two events over the past week bespeak the chasm between the political class and the public.  
Health Ministers may be in office but they are seldom in power

John Menadue proposes some suggestions to reform Australia's health care system in order to place ...  
Cricket, grog and junk food: A recipe for obesity

As Australia's obesity rate balloons, Australian cricket continues to be sponsored by alcohol and ...  
Can a city's health and wealth really grow on trees?

Planting more urban forests is a simple way not only to improve the health of a city’s people ...  
STUDY: Long-term health risks of Monsanto's Roundup revealed

New research suggests Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller may alter the human microbiome, leaving us ...  
Stopping trauma in its tracks

Gerry Georgatos shares excerpts of his research into the effects of trauma and a radical altern ...  
#1 TOP IA STORY OF 2017: HELEN CALDICOTT: The Fukushima nuclear meltdown continues unabated

This disturbing article about a virtually forgotten, yet ongoing, tragedy by renowned anti-nuclear ...  
Plane crash review: Are Australia's aviation bureaucrats endangering lives?

Aviation would be safer if the regulators realised that pilots aren't suicidal and acted as ...  
NEWSFLASH: Victoria's controversial euthanasia bill passes Lower House

After a marathon all-night sitting of Parliament, Victoria's contentious right-to-die legislation ...  
Cannabis and heroin law reform amidst the futile 'War on Drugs'

The failed "war on drugs" must be replaced with drug law reform and proven treatment programs. ...  
How to get a good night’s sleep: An ancient mariners guide to meditation

Tired? Want to get a decent night's sleep? You need to reconnect with your ancient water herita ...  
Voluntary assisted dying: Solving the impossible trolley problem

Bills introduced to both NSW and Victorian state parliaments argue that voluntary assisted dying ...  
Open letter from the front line of the futile War on Drugs

We can and must change the unjust and irrational laws regarding cannabis, says a harmless user ...  
No respite for carers of the aged

Despite the Government's talk of "caring for the carers", private aged care operators are rewar ...  
AGL's Liddell power station and the Turnbull Government's 'clean coal' lies

Even AGL recognises that Liddell is neither "clean" nor "cheap" but such lies about coal are nece ...  
Systemic failures lead to Aboriginal death in custody in NSW

The NSW Coroner finds systemic failures led to the suicide death of an Indigenous man in a NSW ...  
HEIA: Driving healthcare excellence and regulatory change

The newly established Healthcare Excellence Institute Australia aims to effect regulatory change ...