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Airport security set to increase

By Nicholas Everard The Federal Government has announced increased security measures for domestic airports, as part of the 2018 Federal budget. National security was a top priority of the new

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World Parkinson’s Day

By Erin Archer   Every 45 minutes an Australian is diagnosed with Parkinson’s, a complex neurodegenerative disease that impacts more than 80,000 people around the country. Parkinson’s affects people both

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New South Wales to harden sex abuse punishments

By Nicholas Everard The New South Wales State Government is implementing extensive reforms to current child sex offender convictions and punishments, following recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institution Responses

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United Against Bullying

By Erin Archer   Friday was National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA), which is an Australian school initiative that provides learning environments with a range of resources

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Helmet laws more a headache than helpful

By Nicholas Everard In Australia, current helmet laws can result in cyclists being fined upward of $300 for riding their bikes without a helmet. Now bike riders from across the

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Funding needed for Brain Cancer research

By Nicholas Everard The Neurosurgical Research Foundation has teamed up with the University of South Australia to take on brain cancer, head-on. Australia is currently facing a brain cancer crisis,

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NSW Record Highest Immunisation Rates

By Erin Archer   Back in 2010 immunisation rates in NSW stood at 87.6 percent, but now according to the Annual Immunisation Coverage Report the state has reached it’s highest

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Dastyari resigns from parliament over links to Chinese businessmen

By Kristina Rosengren Embattled Labor Senator Sam Dastyari has announced he will not be returning to the Senate next year. The announcement came amid increasing pressure to quit the parliament

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Triple j Hottest 100 Decision

By Erin Archer    The recent announcement by ABC Radio’s popular Triple j station, to move its annual Hottest 100 Countdown to a different date in 2018, has sent shock waves

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Australia Is One Step Closer To Marriage Equality

By Erin Archer   LGBTIQ Australia’s have reached yet another milestone, with the bill to legalise same-sex marriage passing the senate without amendment, with 43 senators voting yes and 12 voting