Digital solutions in an accountable democracy: Tools for empowerment or exclusion?

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Having access to information in principle is not the same as equality of access in practice. Dr Rebecca Rumbul, Head of Research at mySociety, wants to hear your ideas on how to engage a more diverse community in using online tools to exercise an enhanced democracy.

The status of Australia's compliance with the Refugee Convention

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In recent months, a situation which may amount to genocide with the Roingya in Myanmar has emerged. David Coleman says the status of Australia's compliance with the Refugee Convention is in crisis.

Red alert! Heart attack often preceded by GP warning

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Every day in Australia, 50 women will have a heart attack. The National CEO of the Heart Foundation Mary Barry says there are important steps women need to take to reduce their risk of heart attack.

The Australian Healthcare System – what’s wrong with it and how to fix it?

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For the next two months we will discuss Australia’s health. Introducing the topic is Kevin Austen who says to fix our Healthcare System we firstly need to agree on a common vision for it.

Australian health system: What needs to be done

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The Australian health system is often criticised. Chair of the Australian Centre for Health Research Alan Castleman says while the system is working well, there is room for improvement that requires changes in the way we think and act.

Losing weight is a science, keeping it off is psychology

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We all know that a healthy weight has lifelong benefits. Personal trainer John Carpenter says losing weight and maintaining it is simpler than you might think.