Commission reveals mental health problems in outback Australia

The National Mental Health Commission released their latest report in April this year, and it revealed that rural & regional Australians are increasingly being forgotten or under-supported by our healthcare system. I spoke to David Butt, CEO of the Commission, about the report’s findings, and what can be done to address this issue. Continue reading Commission reveals mental health problems in outback Australia

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 15)

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– Rural doctors to double by 2016
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– New restrictions on iconic Uluru Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 15)

4zzz Headlines (Pt. 12)

– Bikie-Only’ Prison a Possibility for Qld
– Cancer Risk Higher in Indigenous Australians
– 1 in 4 Aussies Face Loss of Identity
– New Device to Lower Insurance
– Four kidnapped aid workers released
– Going Bush May not be Better: New Report
– Moreton Bay Dugongs Like New Mooring System
– Africa misses good governance award Continue reading 4zzz Headlines (Pt. 12)