Young women at higher risk of mental illness than young men

INGE HANSEN AND JODIE DEAN A joint report by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute revealed young women are at a higher risk of mental illness than young men. An annual survey, conducted by Mission Australia, found one in five young … [Read more...]

Government extends education trial for Indigenous Australians

SARAH ROHWEDER The Queensland Government has granted a 12-month extension for the Cape York Australian Aboriginal Academy (CYAAA) education trial. Minister for Education John-Paul Langbroek announced the extension in State Parliament earlier … [Read more...]

Low-income earners struggle with energy price hikes

SARAH ROHWEDER The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has released a new report that suggests low-income households are struggling with the cost of electricity. The report urges government intervention to assist low-income homeowners … [Read more...]

Report reveals no new growth in greenhouse emissions

GAVIN COOTE The growth in greenhouse emissions in Australia has come to a standstill.  That's according to new research released this week. The ClimateWorks Australia report signalled a major step in energy efficiency toward the national five … [Read more...]