Strictly Embargoed for Friday Nov 3 - AIHW REPORT: 'OUT OF HOME' CARE ADMISSIONS RISING FOR INFANTS AND INDIGENOUS KIDS
The likelihood of being admitted to out-of-home care (such as foster care or relative/kinship care) is greater for infants and Indigenous children, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
LIFELINE LAUNCHES ITS LARGEST EVER FUNDRAISER:‘LIFELINE FOR LIFELINE’
Lifeline has launched its largest ever fundraising campaign, Lifeline For Lifeline – a national day to give that will take place on 1 November each year – calls on Australians to donate to the leading crisis support and suicide prevention service and help it answer the one million requests for help received annually.
THE ULTIMATE PUB TRIVIA GUIDE - 1002 FUNNIEST MAN FACTS
Did you know that one in 10,000 chickens is transgender? Or that Hitler made the world’s first 3D movie? Well you’ll learn these and 1000 other extraordinary titbits of pure ‘bloke data’ in the new book 1002 Funniest Man Facts. From robo-sharks to killer cheese, monster machines and zombie-proof houses, it contains everything you need.
AUSTRALIA’S GOLDEN DAYS OF WRESTLING ROAR BACK TO LIFE
Doco revives a nation’s collective childhood
A 10-year ‘labour of love’ documentary project, compiled by wrestling historian Libnan Ayoub, (son of one of Australia’s best-known wrestlers, Sheik Wadi Ayoub) has brought back to life the extraordinary characters and media juggernaut that mesmerised the nation through the 1960s and 70s.
AIHW REPORT: AUSTRALIA'S WELFARE 2017 - OUR WELLBEING UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
While Australia continues to perform well in many measures of wellbeing—such as health, environmental quality and civic engagement — we don’t do as well when it comes to other key measures such as ‘work-life balance’ and Indigenous disadvantage, according to the latest 2-yearly report card on our wellbeing from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
COALITION REPUBLIC SUPPORTERS WELCOME JOYCE'S CALL FOR NATIONAL VOTE
Millions of Coalition voters who believe Australia should have an Australian head of state will welcome reports Barnaby Joyce now says he supports a referendum on the republic. Newspoll research undertaken in August 2017 showed that more Coalition voters favour an Australian head of state (48%) than oppose (43%). In the event that Prince Charles becomes Australia’s King, Newspoll shows that Coalition voters would overwhelmingly back a republic (56%), with only 36% opposed.