April 4, 2018
The media near unanimously showed the face of a man climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.
March 26, 2018 8
And so the rather plush rehabilitation of James Packer begins.
March 23, 2018 5
When even a paparazzo thinks you've gone too far, you've probably gone too far.
March 22, 2018 7
Packer's life will always draw interest but how does the Australian press tread the balance?
February 22, 2018 3
A recent job ad at Fairfax raises some important questions.
December 18, 2017 2
Is there something particular about the media industry that makes people more susceptible for mental health problems, and is it worse than others at dealing with mental health issues?
August 29, 2017 11
With a recent study about women's mental health problems sending the media into a tizzy, we need to understand when mental health problems are internally or externally engendered.
August 7, 2017 5
The government's My Health Record strategy notes lots of privacy concerns, but it doesn’t seem to be particularly interested in road-mapping a resolution to those issues, writes Asher Wolf.
March 23, 2017 24
Australia is overrun with old blokes who have no plans to address the escalating pain of real survival.
August 30, 2016 8
Maybe avoiding the plebiscite will improve the mental health of LGBTI people. Maybe legalising marriage equality will. But you know what definitely will? Actual mental health care.
November 26, 2015 5
The government's response to a landmark mental health review is to refocus on primary care and early intervention. But there's no new money.
November 24, 2015 7
There is not enough money for mental health services, leaving different approaches fighting for scraps.
October 6, 2015
Crikey readers discuss the codeine crack-down and other issues of the day.
September 30, 2015
Southern Cross Austereo was forced to air three hours of ad-free mental health programming last night as a punishment. But the move brought the station plenty of accolades.
April 27, 2015
Crikey readers discuss Anzac Day, Billy McMahon and other issues of the day.
April 23, 2015 10
The greatest hurdle to treatment for mental illness is, in most cases, the lack of it. And feel-good "RUOK" campaigns are not going to fix the problem.
April 17, 2015 3
Crikey readers discuss the Anzacs and other issues of the day.
April 16, 2015 5
A major report on our inefficient, patchwork approach to mental health leaves the government unable to retain the status quo, but with no easy way forward.
March 31, 2015
The probability of a cockpit medical emergency is much higher than an attempt by terrorists to storm a cockpit.
March 11, 2015 4
Criminal defence lawyer and writer Russell Marks explains how the judicial system is failing our most vulnerable.