Health

Tue 20 Aug 2019

Wave of aid on way for drought blues

premium_icon Wave of aid on way for drought blues

MENTAL health services are on the rise as concerns grow for Southern Downs residents battling disastrous conditions.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

Weighing up private health cover

premium_icon Weighing up private health cover

The soaring costs of private health insurance cover is causing more Australians to drop their cover and rely on the public system. So is it worth having?

How a quick text saved Mervyn’s life

premium_icon How a quick text saved Mervyn’s life

Four blank texts were enough for Karen Roper to know that something wasn’t right — what she did next saved her husband’s life.

Axe attacker’s sentence increased

Axe attacker’s sentence increased

The woman who attacked three strangers in a 7-Eleven with an axe will spend an extra five years in jail after her sentence was successfully appealed.

Four words doing even more harm to abuse victims

Four words doing even more harm to abuse victims

AN abuse victim was finally able to tell her story after a nine-year silence. But there are four words that still trouble her.

MSF in damage control after workplace accidents

premium_icon MSF in damage control after workplace accidents

THE electrocution death of a worker at Goldsborough is the latest in a series of MSF Sugar workplace incidents. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES

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