What is the future of pill testing in Australia? – Australian politics live podcast

Australia’s first pill-testing trial in the ACT was hailed a success. Guardian Australia’s Katharine Murphy talks to leader of the ACT Greens, Shane Rattenbury, on how the trial worked, the resistance among many groups and the future of testing Continue reading… Source link

Orange light plane crash pilot and instructor were testing aircraft before crash

Orange light plane crash pilot and instructor were testing aircraft before crash

Posted May 16, 2018 12:03:00 Photo: The plane exploded into flames when it crashed at Orange Airport last night. (ABC News: Brooke Daniels) Related Story: Pilot and instructor suffer critical burns in NSW light plane crash A pilot and instructor who are still in a critical condition after a plane …

Drug testing dole recipients will only make addiction worse, but the government won’t hear it

Drug testing dole recipients will only make addiction worse, but the government won’t hear it

By Toby Hall Posted May 10, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: The government is proposing to trial drug testing of new income support recipients. (Jonathan Beal: ABC) Fifty-two. That’s how many submissions were made to the Senate inquiry into the Government’s drug testing bill for welfare recipients, which handed down its findings …

NAPLAN testing needs to be dumped in NSW with ‘haste’, NSW Government says

NAPLAN testing needs to be dumped in NSW with ‘haste’, NSW Government says

Updated May 04, 2018 08:16:38 Photo: Education Minster Rob Stokes says the test has become a way to “extort money” from students. New South Wales is the first state to call for NAPLAN testing to be scrapped, with Education Minister Rob Stokes demanding it be replaced as a matter of …

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Pill testing at music festivals will save lives, politicians say after Groovin the Moo trials

Updated May 01, 2018 06:07:52 Politicians from across the divide say more pill testing trials at music festivals will save lives. “How many funerals do we have to go to of people that have taken these substances and found out they’re not what they’re sold?” federal Liberal backbencher Warren Entsch …

Groovin the Moo Canberra pill testing trial attacked by ACT Opposition, Chief Minister uninterested

Groovin the Moo Canberra pill testing trial attacked by ACT Opposition, Chief Minister uninterested

Updated April 27, 2018 13:50:22 The decision to allow an Australian-first pill testing trial in Canberra this weekend has drawn scorn from the ACT Opposition, but the Chief Minister says he is not particularly interested in the pioneering move his Government announced. A weeks-long stalemate between the ACT Government, police, …

School students testing the water in Tasmania for a career in marine biology

School students testing the water in Tasmania for a career in marine biology

Posted April 21, 2018 08:10:53 Video: Students snorkelling off Maria Island (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Extreme’ heatwave recorded in Tasman Sea breaks records Teenagers from every state and territory in Australia are in Tasmania seeing if they have what it takes to become a marine scientist. The secondary school students …

Research Technician – Proficiency Testing

Apply your expertise in quality assurance and quality systems in diagnostic testing. Provide essential technical support to world-leading research. Join the team at CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) The Position The Diagnosis, Surveillance and Response Program at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) provides diagnostic and …

Virginity testing: A white bedsheet, a bride’s wedding night humiliation

Virginity testing: A white bedsheet, a bride’s wedding night humiliation

Posted April 06, 2018 06:50:16 Photo: Priyanka Tamaychekar says she’s willing to risk conflict within her family to preserve her dignity. (ABC News: Siobhan Heanue) Related Story: ‘Licence for sexual harassment’: Indian women harassed at Delhi’s Holi festival Related Story: Padman, the ‘taboo’ Bollywood film about sanitary pads, causes controversy …

Teachers distressed by ‘demise’ of play-based learning in era of NAPLAN testing

Teachers distressed by ‘demise’ of play-based learning in era of NAPLAN testing

By Nadia Mitsopoulos and Emma Wynne Posted April 05, 2018 08:00:15 Photo: Are expectations of children in kindergarten and pre-primary too high? (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Related Story: Anxious kids, worried parents: Coping with emotional turmoil in childhood Related Story: Take toys away and your kids will thank you …