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National Redress Scheme Falls Short for Survivors

By Loren Howarth Key Points:  Critics are dissatisfied with the National Redress Scheme  Western Australia has not committed to the scheme  The Catholic Church has joined  Critics believe the $3.8

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TV Legends to be honoured at Logie Awards

By Nicholas Everard Preparations for television’s night of nights are now underway, with the announcement of the nominees for the 2018 TV Week Logie Awards. Amanda Keller, Grant Denyer, Andrew

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Explained: Curtis Scott’s two-game ban

By Kamin Gock A fiery brawl between the Melbourne Storm and Manly Sea Eagles centres, Source: ABC News and Fox Sports   Insults muttered, punches swung, fractured bones and the

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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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A greater understanding of Indigenous cultural practice could be the key to closing the gap on heart disease

Faced with disproportionately higher rates of heart disease than non-Indigenous people, an initiative is working with Australian hospitals to foster greater trust between the medical sector and Aboriginal and Torres

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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,