Raising the bar on disability care

Encouraging paid workers to employ the ‘right kind’ of respectful personal relationship with young people with disability will lift standards in the sector, experts say. With […]

Anti-bullying PEACE program packs a punch

Italian high schools have reported success with a South Australian program to help victims of bullying and aggression. The Preparation, Education, Action, Coping, Evaluation (PEACE) antibullying […]

Hidden homeless ‘need safe housing’

Young women and mothers with children can be a hidden part of society’s homelessness problem. Many young people cycle in and out of homelessness as they […]

‘Good’ virus for common infection

A new study shows viruses can be used to save lives, developing the potential use of bacteriophages in bandages to treat life-threatening golden staph infections which […]

Paramedics also need care

Australia’s paramedics attend more than 1.3 million call-outs each year, of which 20% are  mental health issues related most commonly to anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol […]