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Politicians and police are killing young Australians

Politicians and police are killing young Australians

Young people continue to die at music festivals despite a well-established means of reducing the risk. Why are we so contemptuous of the lives of our youth?

The echoing failure of public-private hospitals

The echoing failure of public-private hospitals

For decades, public-private partnerships led to dysfunctional hospitals. Why did the NSW government think Northern Beaches would be any different?

The cost of Australia's 'loneliness crisis'

The cost of Australia's 'loneliness crisis'

After increasing attention around the world, we're now seeing calls for a local "loneliness minister". Can the state really fill the void?

What’s next for NSW abortion laws?

What’s next for NSW abortion laws?

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian voted against a foetal personhood bill in 2013. Will she do so again?

Let's not talk about sex, baby

Let's not talk about sex, baby

With the advice on the needs, benefits and restrictions of sex being constantly yelled at us, it's a wonder how anybody retains any sort of libido in the West at all.

Aged care royal commission the latest in a very long line of inquiries

Aged care royal commission the latest in a very long line of inquiries

There have been scores of inquiries into aged care since 1997. Will the royal commission do what the rest haven't?

Queensland's 19th-century abortion laws need urgent overhaul

Queensland's 19th-century abortion laws need urgent overhaul

Queensland doctors and other health professionals should be able to work without fear of prosecution when providing safe and effective abortion care.

Why are Australians so afraid of My Health Record?

Why are Australians so afraid of My Health Record?

Norway's digital health record system stands in stark contrast to ours: it is welcomed by the majority of the population.

Stressed, depressed and working less: why it's time to stop ignoring underemployment

Stressed, depressed and working less: why it's time to stop ignoring underemployment

As part-time work skyrockets, so too does underemployment. But what can we do about this, and what effect is it having on our mental health?

Fixing My Health Record will take more than Hunt's promises

Fixing My Health Record will take more than Hunt's promises

The Health Minister may have bowed to public pressure on My Health Record, but many questions remain.