Strictly Embargoed until 1am Wed Oct 31 - AIHW : YOUNG INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS REPORT BEING IN GOOD HEALTH, BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN
Australia’s Indigenous young people generally consider themselves to be happy and in good health or better, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). About 1 in every 20 young people in Australia is Indigenous. This report provides a snapshot of their health and wellbeing in a range of areas including social and economic determinants, health risk factors, and health services.
AUSTRALIA’S HIDDEN FUEL HEIST - SEVEN WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR CAR BILLS
It’s a mind-boggling concept, but more than half of the operating cost of your car is actually chewed up by the fuel it burns every year. In terms of real-world running costs, fuel is a massively overlooked aspect of your vehicle’s true value. Leading consumer website WhichCar has just published the ‘Top Seven’ practical steps you can take, to reduce your car-running-costs via the bowser. With petrol creeping towards $2/litre, this advice could save you thousands of dollars a year.
AIHW: REPORT LOOKS AT AUSTRALIANS' DIETS ACROSS DIFFERENT LIFE STAGES - AND THE RESULTS AREN'T GOOD
As we age, our food and nutrient requirements change. However, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), one thing remains consistent across all ages: the quality of our diet is poor.
EVEN QUEEN ELIZABETH AGREES - THE PARLIAMENT SHOULD NOT DELAY A REPUBLIC
'We can’t have this lingering deathwatch.”
The Queen has had her say. Australians should now have theirs. Authoritative reports from senior royal reporter and author Robert Hardman reveal that Queen Elizabeth II dismisses the idea Australia should wait until after her death to become a republic with an Australian head of state. Monarchists and others in Australia who say they want to wait out of respect for the Queen are doing her no favours.
CSIRO PUBLISHING: BEES OF AUSTRALIA
Bees – they are the darlings of the insect world and with good reason, since they keep our planet alive. But few of us know about the incredible number and diversity of Australian native bee species, which is why author and photographer James Dorey brings us his stunning new book, Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration (CSIRO Publishing). The author even discovered a new species while working on the book!
12 MONTHS SINCE THE END OF AUSSIE CAR-MAKING ... HOW WE'VE MOVED ON
It is now 12 months since large scale car making came to an end in Australia, when the Holden factory closed and signalled the end of a once vibrant industry. One that formed part of our culture. But it seems many Aussie motorists have already moved on from their supposed die-hard allegiances to Commodores and Falcons.