Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Opinion: Major COVID course correction immediately required

Australian governments must immediately take action to tackle the present COVID crisis by delaying the return to face-to-face schooling, and reinstating necessary infection mitigations and financial supports.

Addiction

Australia second in the world for methylamphetamine use

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the 14th report of its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program (the Program). This report presents data on Australia's drug consumption for 12 substances. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

New aged care funding model offers reform for Australians

The profile of Australian aged care residents has changed markedly in recent years, and the developers of a new system for classifying residents, published today by the Medical Journal of Australia, say their model is better ...

Health

Australia fumes over smoking kangaroos

The Australian government on Friday hit out at British American Tobacco for using images of kangaroos to sell its cigarettes in Europe, telling the company to "get your hands off our icons".

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