Standing up for children
It's World Children's Day, yet in Australia's criminal justice system they are still being silenced and denied their rights.
Making sense of menopause
Evidence indicates that women who take menopausal hormone therapy have a marginally increased risk of breast cancer, but it's equally important to talk about the benefits of the treatment.
Tales of neglect
The aged care royal commission's interim report paints a picture of a system in deep crisis. Its recommendations for action have some merit, but won't address what are underlying systemic problems.
Putting health on the table
Drawing on a passion that runs through his family, Dr Sandro Demaio returns to Australia to improve people’s wellbeing – starting in the kitchen.
Forget money, law is about saving lives
The Monash Law Clinics help thousands of vulnerable people access justice but they only exist by virtue of generous bequests.
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Episode 15: The ageing population
For the first time in human history, the world's population is rapidly ageing, and in an ageist society we're ill-prepared to handle it. A Different Lens explores the challenges of an ageing population.
'It felt like a prison'
Around 6000 Australians aged under 65 live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
Regulatory failure in gambling runs deep, and is a major political problem.
Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.
Banning mobile phones in school may seem sensible, but research and similar moves elsewhere suggest a blanket ban might not be the answer.
Dying with dignity
From today, Victorians at the end of their lives can request medical assistance to die – but the practice will be strictly regulated.
Restraint of the aged
Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.
Too late for the old
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
A sense of entitlement
In the past few years, some MPs have made extravagant claims on their parliamentary entitlements. So, what are they actually allowed to use the money for?
Gender equality: it's everyone's business
We need to think about the problems that men and women face not as competing priorities but as part of the same toxic social problem.
Early childhood and the nature of nurturing
A new framework focuses on the psychological needs and mental health of mothers so they can provide adequate care.
Rethink on aspirin
Low-dose aspirin has no benefit in prolonging a life free of disability, or substantially reducing the risk of having a first heart attack or stroke, study finds.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
We're not homophobic but ...
There's a yawning disconnect between the positive attitudes about gay people playing rugby and the use of on-field slurs.
Hunting superbugs among the aged
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
Bridging the gap
The deadly Genoa bridge collapse should serve as a warning that safety audits of our existing infrastructure falls below what's required.
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