WA’s already-stretched hospitals are having to assist people who have been released from jail into homelessness and then turn up to emergency departments out of desperation.
Coronaviruses discovered in bats have been found to be extremely adept at infecting human cells.
There are existing models that have been shown to be effective in tackling youth crime without sending kids to jail.
An exclusive poll has shown an overwhelming majority of West Australians want a net zero by 2050 commitment in the Morrison Government’s amended climate change strategy.
Sarah Ison and Annabel Hennessy
Ken Wyatt says the date of our national day doesn’t need to change but other aspects do.
Momentum is growing among Labor MPs for a conversation on changing the date of Australia Day with MPs saying the current date of January 26 is “obviously hurtful” to many First Nations people.
Annabel Hennessy and Peter Law
Scott Morrison has insisted his Government ‘will come together’ on climate change and he will ensure regional Australian transitions to the new energy economy ‘with their jobs intact’.
The anniversary of the national apology to the Stolen Generation on February 13 and Wattle Day on September 1 have been suggested as new dates for Australia Day.
WA Labor has passed a motion stating it needed to do more to protect female members - and the move has been welcomed by women who allege they were bullied in their jobs.
Advocates want gender-affirming surgeries for transgender people fully covered by Medicare, arguing the procedures are life saving, not cosmetic.
Jail may be seen by some young people as a ‘safer option’ where they get food and shelter provided, according to a new research paper which warns Australia is missing proper early intervention.
Just as young kids are released from juvenile jail, they are tragically losing their lives far too early.
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