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“Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” – Not a text message that should be issued to the masses lightly, or so you would think. What public warning systems do we have in Australia, what checks and balances are in place to prevent ‘false’ alarms? and what training …
Health Minister Greg Hunt wants health insurers to deliver the lowest premium rise in more than 15 years but families could still have to pay $200 a year more.
As always, the MLA lamb ad is causing a stir with opinions divided over the left wing v’s right wing theme. Tell us your thoughts….
With summer now upon us – and it’s likely to be a hot one – many consumers are in the market for a new air conditioner. “Their timing is perfect as air conditioners have never been more efficient and effective. They will keep you cool, while using less energy than ever before,” said Mark Padwick, …
Researchers have digitally reconstructed the face of an 18th-century “witch” who died in jail before she could be burned.
Research shows some Vietnam veterans may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.
Thirty-five years of twin research have led to incredible insights into how the environment and our genes impact our health, writes Catriona May of the University of Melbourne
Telstra has offered to compensate 42,000 customers after failing to provide customers with the fast National Broadband Network ( NBN ) speeds they promised.
To mark the launch of the National Asbestos Awareness Campaign (November) to raise vital awareness of the dangers of asbestos among Australian homeowners, renovators and tradies, the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute (ADRI) announced an international first in the campaign for a global ban on asbestos.