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Leaders in the motor neurone disease field arrive in Canberra today with a strong message: there’s no time to waste, more needs to be done to tackle MND.

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Every day two Australians are diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) and two die from the disease. With no cure and an average life expectancy of just 27 months, we need more investment in MND to support people living with the disease and towards developing effective treatments. Today, MND Australia, the national peak body for … Continued

Millions of Australians unknowingly at increased risk of heart failure

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    More than four million Australians are unaware of other health conditions that can increase the risk of heart failure.  Less than half of all Australians are aware of the link between heart failure and type 2 diabetes, a condition that affects 1.2 million people, and kidney disease which affects approximately two million Australians.1,2  … Continued

2024 North Coast & Mid North Coast Training Awards celebrate excellence in Vocational Education and Training

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The region’s most outstanding people and organisations working and learning in the vocational education and training (VET) sector have been recognised at this year’s North Coast & Mid North Coast Regional Training Awards.    The event celebrated the achievements of all category winners including apprentices, trainees, students, businesses, and trainers that champion vocational education.     … Continued

PWDA Responds to Senate Legislative Committee’s Report on the NDIS Amendment Bill

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People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has called the Senate’s Community Affairs Legislative Committee’s recommendation to pass the NDIS Amendment Bill ill-advised. The Committee’s proposed amendments are not enough to address the legislation’s shortfalls and do nothing to address PWDA’s concerns that the Bill in its current form could leave participants worse off. PWDA President Marayke Jonkers … Continued

New housing agreement to empower Aboriginal people

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Aboriginal housing sector leaders gathered yesterday in Milikapiti on the Tiwi Islands to sign a landmark 10-year partnership agreement. Aboriginal Housing Northern Territory (AHNT), the Australian and Northern Territory governments and 4 land councils are all signatories. The agreement will embed Aboriginal voices in the design, delivery and evaluation of a $4 billion remote housing investment. … Continued

Mary Kay Inc. Presents New Findings on Skin Care Advances and the Use of Computational Tools in Identifying Skin Sensitivity

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DALLAS–BUSINESS WIRE– Mary Kay Inc., a global leader in skin care innovation, recently revealed the results of two breakthrough research studies: first, an antioxidant treatment that can diminish the visible effects of pollution and aging on human skin; and second, a focus on the applications of computational tools to accurately predict the safety and potential … Continued

***MEDIA ALERT*** People’s Commission into the Housing Crisis

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  ###PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY### People’s Commission into the Housing Crisis  The final day of hearings for Australia’s first People’s Commission into the Housing Crisis, convened by Everybody’s Home, will be held on Tuesday, 25 June. The online hearings will address: Housing and First Nations communities Impacts on regional and remote communities Climate safe housing Recommendations … Continued