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HEALTH & WELLBEING

We need to protect older people from abuse

The Hon. Susan Ryan's picture

Existing laws in Australia don’t effectively protect all older people against abuse. Age and Disability Discrimination Commissioner Susan Ryan calls for a national approach to tackling elder abuse that focuses on human rights.

The secret to becoming healthier, happier and more productive

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You can improve your memory and mental wellbeing without a pill, simply by spending more time in nature. Ben Bambery from Doctors for the Environment Australia says we need to start caring for the environment if we expect it to care for us.

A Vision for Australia – Part 3

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Global Access Partners (GAP) is developing a ‘big picture’ vision and roadmap for Australia. The Chairman of GAP, Peter Fritz, concludes his series of blogs by sharing the most important part of achieving progress.

A Vision for Australia – Part 2

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Global Access Partners (GAP) is developing a ‘big picture’ vision and roadmap for Australia. In this second of three blogs, the Chairman of GAP, Peter Fritz, discusses how to modernise health and education, productivity and public funds.

Host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast

National Breast Cancer Foundation logoOne in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and seven women die from breast cancer every day in Australia. This October, you can host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast and raise funds for breast cancer research.

No efficiency in the Australian health system

Neil Batt's picture

A third of treatments listed on the Medicare Benefits Schedule is potentially wasteful or outdated. Neil Batt says we need to provide fairness in our health system and empower the consumer.

20 bars, 20 talks, 1 night

Raising the Bar SydneyOn 20 October, Sydney is Raising the Bar. Have a drink and listen to academics discussing a broad range of topics, as 20 pubs around the city will be transformed into classrooms for one night.

Ice abuse among our society

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The use of methamphetamine, commonly known as ice or crystal meth, is still on the rise in Australia. Jason Cavallaro provides some information on the drug that wreaks havoc on our communities.

The seventy percent

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70 % of workers worldwide say they feel disengaged in their jobs. Leah Sparkes shares a useful resource for leaders to help turn this around.

Step up and stand out

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Emotions influence how you use your voice, body language and energy and the ways in which you connect to others. Mariette Rups-Donnelly has some tips how to present yourself in the best possible way.