‘Smart socks’ offer hope for remote patients with chronic pain, researcher says

‘Smart socks’ offer hope for remote patients with chronic pain, researcher says

Posted April 09, 2018 18:23:28 Photo: Deepti Aggarwal says the smart socks help physios assess patients’ movements. (Supplied: Centre for SocialNUI) Related Story: Humanoid robots play doctor in Tasmanian hospital study New wearable “smart sock” technology could help physiotherapists treat regional and remote patients and get them back on their …

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Border Force patrols enable sharks return to remote Australian reef

Border Force patrols enable sharks return to remote Australian reef

Updated March 31, 2018 12:46:54 Photo: Scientists are researching sharks off Ashmore Reef in northern WA (Supplied: Global FinPrint Project) Related Story: CSIRO’s breakthrough technology to help combat illegal fishing trade Related Story: Global fish stocks being decimated by unregulated fishing Sharks driven away by illegal fishermen from a remote …

From motorbikes to remote control cars, how one transgender woman found support on the race track

From motorbikes to remote control cars, how one transgender woman found support on the race track

By Nadine Maloney Posted March 31, 2018 09:48:04 Photo: Before transitioning, Nicole was working in a mechanic workshop (ABC News: Nadine Maloney) Related Story: Being transgender in the outback where stilettos are almost as rare as rain Related Story: ‘I did have a lot of stares’: The tiny town that …

How Willis Island weather observers survive life working at the remote outpost off Queensland

How Willis Island weather observers survive life working at the remote outpost off Queensland

Posted March 29, 2018 07:08:01 Photo: Weather observer Janet Shelley meets one of the locals on Willis Island. (Supplied: Janet Shelley) There is a crisis of sorts unfolding on a small island in the Coral Sea. Four weather observers who have been living on tiny Willis Island — only 7.7 …

Child protection position in remote NT community vacated weeks before alleged sexual assault of child

Child protection position in remote NT community vacated weeks before alleged sexual assault of child

Updated March 27, 2018 20:51:57 Photo: Children in the Barkly region have been calling for change. (ABC News: Jane Bardon) Related Story: Teen charged over alleged sexual assault of child in remote NT community A child protection role is sitting vacant in the remote community of Ali Curung, where a …

NT Police investigating alleged sexual assault of child in remote community

NT Police investigating alleged sexual assault of child in remote community

Updated March 26, 2018 22:46:05 Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a child in a remote Northern Territory community, about 170 kilometres south-east of Tennant Creek. NT Police said a youth was in custody and assisting police with their enquiries. No-one else is being sought in relation to …

Remote Indigenous artists open up own gallery to stop ‘dodgy’ art dealers

Remote Indigenous artists open up own gallery to stop ‘dodgy’ art dealers

Updated March 24, 2018 15:32:07 Photo: Artists in the APY Lands have taken matters into their own hands, selling directly to buyers. (ABC News: Steven Schubert) Related Story: Aboriginal art gallery and hotel proposed for old RAH site An Indigenous art collective from outback Australia has opened up its own …

Bodies found washed up on remote Bribie Island beach north of Brisbane

Bodies found washed up on remote Bribie Island beach north of Brisbane

Updated March 24, 2018 11:42:42 The bodies of a man and a woman have been found washed up on the beach at Bribie Island, north of Brisbane, Queensland police say. The pair, thought to be aged in their 30s or 40s, were discovered by a passer-by on the northern tip …

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Remote Australian city bridging health resource gap but still has a long way to go

Posted March 24, 2018 07:29:16 Photo: Ashish Agar speaks with Beryl Thomas before she gets minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. (ABC News: Sofie Wainwright) The most remote city in New South Wales is catching up to match or beat the health resources found in larger centres. But experts say it still …