Cancer Council chief Ian Olver has distanced it from claims that patients could miss out on chemotherapy because of a cut in the price the Commonwealth pays for some drugs.
With youth unemployment on the rise, Queensland University of Technology researchers are seeking the views of young jobless people to help in the design of a resilience-building SMS service.
A key witness in the court martial of a military policeman accused of trying to cover up the apparent beating of an Afghan prisoner was recommended for a psychological evaluation to see if he was fit for the army, a court heard on Wednesday.
Footy mums and dads, coaches and referees now have a tool at their fingertips that could help them quickly diagnose concussion.
The Gillard government was fighting to salvage at least some of its controversial media reform package on Wednesday night as crucial independents walked away from the proposed laws because of Labor's ''shambolic'' process.
More than 100 Afghan asylum seekers could have their failed refugee assessments reviewed after a court ruled that former immigration minister Chris Bowen had illegally ordered one man's removal to Afghanistan.
You might be able to blame your beer goggles on your failure to identify a good mate, but you cannot blame them on your failure to identify a criminal.
Ecstasy users should not be charged by police, former Labor health minister Neal Blewett said during a provocative keynote address to the peak police drug and alcohol forum in Australasia on Wednesday.
When Carla Zampatti founded her fashion label in 1965 after arriving in Australia as an Italian immigrant, she was proud to work on the factory floor to learn from fellow immigrants who then dominated the Sydney rag trade.
Ticket buyers are paying exorbitant fees for their tickets to be ''processed'', ''handled'' or ''booked'' online. Welcome to the ''surcharge society''.
Canowindra triathlete Andrew Holmes can now place himself among those that have battled the elements and won completing ...
BUDGET SPECIAL: Give Wayne Swan a piece of your mind in an opinion poll with a difference.
General Practitioner Ros Bullock takes on advocate role for rural practice at the annual General Practitioner Conference and ...
Our annual Triples Carnival is being held on Saturday and Sunday 18th and 19th May with 18 teams competing.
Next week we will be playing an 18 hole stableford for the Paul and Lois Jeffress trophy.
Special mention for Ron Lynch, for filling in at late notice - and with injury
Forbes hosted the Tigers on Saturday. The boys showed great teamwork through the whole game. The Tigers found gaps in ...