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LIFELINE AUSTRALIA WELCOMES NSW GOVERNMENT 20% TARGET FOR SUICIDE REDUCTION
Lifeline Australia welcomes the announcement today by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian committing her Government to a target to reduce suicide by 20% in NSW. Last year in response to the National suicide data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that showed an 9.3% increase in the number of lives lost to suicide in NSW, Lifeline Australia’s Chairman, John Brogden called for a National target to achieve suicide reduction.

REMOTE CONTROL - WOULD YOU WANT SOMEONE ELSE TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR 'DRIVERLESS' CAR?
If you believe what many want you to, we are on the verge of a motoring utopia (or hell) of driverless cars.  What might be even more disturbing for many people (than the thought of not driving their own car), is the concept that someone else may be intervening remotely to drive the vehicle on your behalf – as you sit and watch what is unfolding before you.
 
 



GOING THE FULL TONK – OUR LOVE OF THE V8
Much has been spoken about electric cars in recent months.  It’s an intellectual discussion and one we should be having.   But when it comes to what many (and possibly most) of us really want in a motoring experience, it’s a passionate choice.  It may even be a generational one which is deeply ingrained.  Aussies just love V8s.
AIHW REPORT: SPENDING OUTSTRIPS PUBLIC HOSPITAL BEDS AND STAFF
Public hospital spending is growing more quickly than increases in beds and staff, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
 
 
 
 



DEBUNKED: IS CELERY JUICE REALLY A ‘SUPERFOOD’?
Digital technology has delivered us many advantages, but we now find ourselves in a bizarre social media world where a celebrity endorsement can deliver far more influence (and profits) than scientific fact.  Case in point, the latest ‘superfood’ fad – celery juice. As part of its regular ‘Debunked’ series, leading science publication COSMOS delves into the merits of something now attributed with a long (and growing) list of impressive feats.
 

THE END-OF-FINANCIAL-YEAR IS PEAK CAR-BUYING SEASON IN AUSTRALIA - EXPERT ADVICE ON WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Australia is in the midst of its annual car buying frenzy, as people look to take advantage of generous tax breaks and cut-price deals from sales teams under pressure to meet targets before the end of the financial year.  So what makes for a genuine ‘win’ for the customer?