Good morning, early birds. Business groups are calling on the government to act quickly on climate policy to avoid spiralling costs, and the productivity commission lays out the massive impact of mental ill-health on the economy. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The Age's latest story about the Nicola Gobbo saga raises questions about responsible reporting on mental health.
Our PM wants kids to stop getting so worked up about climate change. But as a leading child psychiatrist tells Crikey, this kind of dismissive attitude from leaders can leave kids feeling even worse.
Debate continues to rage over whether coverage of the Sydney knife attack was demonising both minorities and people with a mental illness.
If the government is really 'working towards a zero suicide goal', the whole system must change.
A 'towards zero' suicide prevention strategy is an admission of philosophical failure — especially in a country like Australia.
Both major parties continue to see our community as a problem that requires solving. Nothing will be solved until we have a seat at the table.
Josh Frydenberg promised millions of additional funding for youth mental health services. But was the government's funding for Indigenous suicide prevention good enough?