New remote dialysis clinics funded in Federal budget

New remote dialysis clinics funded in Federal budget

Updated May 09, 2018 16:38:09 Photo: Inawintji Williamson looks forward to returning home to the remote community of Fregon to visit her family. (ABC News: Rebecca Puddy) Hooked up to a dialysis machine in Adelaide, Inawintji Williamson smiles as she thinks about returning home to her remote Aboriginal community for …

Anorexia has the highest death rate of all psychiatric illness. Why isn’t treatment funded properly?

Anorexia has the highest death rate of all psychiatric illness. Why isn’t treatment funded properly?

Posted May 03, 2018 06:12:16 Photo: Currently Medicare only covers ten counselling sessions for people with eating disorders. (Flickr.com: Paola Kizette Cimenti (CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0)) The cost of treatment for eating disorders is leaving patients tens of thousands of dollars out of pocket, with many going into debt to fund their treatment. …

Rural fire service announced for WA in wake of Yarloop blaze, funded by levy hike

Rural fire service announced for WA in wake of Yarloop blaze, funded by levy hike

Updated April 13, 2018 16:05:51 Photo: The 2015 Yarloop bushfire sparked the decision to establish the rural fire division. (AAP/DFES) A specialist division will be set up within Western Australia’s emergency services agency to deal with rural bushfires in the wake of the devastating 2016 Yarloop blaze. The State Government …