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The tides of change sneak up too slowly on us to raise alarm

The tides of change sneak up too slowly on us to raise alarm

Crikey readers discuss religious freedom, climate change, nuclear weapons and the problems with a "towards zero" approach to suicide.

The supreme hypocrisy and failure of a ‘zero suicide goal’

The supreme hypocrisy and failure of a ‘zero suicide goal’

A 'towards zero' suicide prevention strategy is an admission of philosophical failure — especially in a country like Australia.

What I learned about poverty and mental health chairing the robo-debt inquiry

What I learned about poverty and mental health chairing the robo-debt inquiry

We should not allow our government to slowly erode our humanity and our human rights, year by year, sneaky budget measure by sneaky budget measure.

Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but where’s the workforce?

Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but where’s the workforce?

Labor has unveiled a boost to Indigenous health, recognising the need for Indigenous communities to be central to program development and implementation. But that requires a workforce.

Is the government doing enough to tackle the Indigenous suicide crisis?

Is the government doing enough to tackle the Indigenous suicide crisis?

Josh Frydenberg promised millions of additional funding for youth mental health services. But was the government's funding for Indigenous suicide prevention good enough?

Immigration nation

Immigration nation

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: "sourbros", when will we recognise Australia's wars of occupation, and Australia defies global trends on suicide.

No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

Advocates have told Crikey that there were no medical services on site.

Crikey Worm: Family violence spike with cashless welfare rollout

Crikey Worm: Family violence spike with cashless welfare rollout

Good morning, early birds. Communities in Western Australia have witnessed an increase in domestic violence incidents since the introduction of a controversial new welfare-management scheme. Plus, the Prime Minister responds to the suicide death of a cyberbullied teen from the Northern Territory. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

New study confirms suicide higher for veterans

New study confirms suicide higher for veterans

Australia's ex-servicemen have a much higher rate of suicide than other Australian men, a new study confirms -- and younger men in particular are at risk.

‘Malignant grief’: doctor speaks about his battle against indigenous suicide

‘Malignant grief’: doctor speaks about his battle against indigenous suicide

Murray Chapman works at the centre of a community whose heart and soul is being torn apart by suicide, writes deputy editor of Australian Doctor magazine Paul Smith.