Alleged Islamic State recruiter Neil Prakash receiving consular help from Australia

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Alleged Islamic State recruiter Neil Prakash receiving consular help from Australia
Coalition says basic assistance being given due to hopes alleged conspirator will share intelligence on terrorist group Australia is giving consular help to the alleged senior Islamic State recruiter and conspirator Neil Prakash, with hopes he will share intelligence on the terrorist group, a federal minister has said. Australias most wanted man, who has been […]

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Nurofen class action could yield very small individual payments, lawyer says

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Nurofen class action could yield very small individual payments, lawyer says
Painkiller manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser settled an Australian class action over its specific pain range last month A $3.5m class action over Nurofen tablets that applying online and then filling out a statutory declaration, which will be emailed out. No proof of purchase is required, but those who claim to have spent more than $200 on […]

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Stem cell therapies: medical experts call for strict international rules

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Stem cell therapies: medical experts call for strict international rules
Experts from 15 countries say regulation needed to prevent vulnerable patients pursuing unproven and potentially deadly treatments Medical and legal experts from around the world have united to call for more stringent regulation of stem cell therapies to prevent people pursuing unproven and potentially deadly treatments overseas. In a perspective piece for the US journal […]

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Cardinal George Pell charged with multiple sexual offences

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Cardinal George Pell charged with multiple sexual offences
Pell says he will return to Australia to clear his name after being charged Move against third-ranking official in Vatican sends shockwaves around church Cardinal George Pell, Australias most senior Catholic and the third-ranking official in the Vatican, has been charged with multiple sexual offences by police. The charges were served on Pells legal representatives […]

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Feminism, politics and death: my mum died the night Hillary Clinton lost

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Feminism, politics and death: my mum died the night Hillary Clinton lost
They may seem like unrelated events but the end of Clintons campaign and my mothers life made me reflect differently on my own political career My mother died the night Hillary Clinton lost. These might seem like two very unrelated events and youd be right about that. But for me, and my somewhat particular circumstances, […]

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Great Barrier Reef: Australia must act urgently on water quality, says Unesco

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Great Barrier Reef: Australia must act urgently on water quality, says Unesco
Draft decision says Australia would not, at this rate, meet interim or long-term targets in the Reef 2050 report Unesco has expressed serious concern about the impact of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef and warned Australia it will not meet the targets of the Reef 2050 report without considerable work to improve water […]

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A study about how endometriosis affects men’s sex lives? That’s enraging | Imogen Dunlevie

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A study about how endometriosis affects men’s sex lives? That’s enraging | Imogen Dunlevie
Endometriosis affects 176 million women but there is no cure, no known cause and treatment is limited. There is no case for a study about its impact on men Endometriosis is a disease that affects endometriosis receives very little funding and attention from the medical world. In fact, many people have never even heard of […]

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Peter Dutton’s office tells Canadian-Australian: ‘go back to US and deal with Trump’

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Peter Dutton’s office tells Canadian-Australian: ‘go back to US and deal with Trump’
Doug Stetner, who has represented Australia in underwater rugby, called Duttons office to voice support for asylum seekers A Canadian-born Australian citizen who called Peter Duttons Brisbane office to voice opposition to treatment of asylum seekers says an electorate officer told him to go back to the United States then and deal with Trump. Doug […]

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Bernie Sanders: Trump was right, Australian healthcare is better

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Bernie Sanders: Trump was right, Australian healthcare is better
Sanders also says Senate should use Australian system as model while crafting an alternative to Republicans replacement for Obamacare Bernie Sanders has declared President Donald Trump was right the virtues of Australias universal healthcare system, saying it guarantees better service to all Australians at about half the cost of US healthcare. The video also notes […]

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BBC apologises for misleading documentary on ‘drunken’ Aboriginal community

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BBC apologises for misleading documentary on ‘drunken’ Aboriginal community
Wilcannia residents accuse presenter of unethical behaviour, including filming people drinking heavily at a wake, but presenting it as a drunken party The BBC has apologised for a misleading documentary on an Aboriginal community in regional Australia, after angry residents accused presenter Reggie Yates and the crew of unethical behaviour. Yates and the independent production […]

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