By Conor Tobin Twenty-year-old Jimmy Harrington is walking around Australia to raise money for cancer research. The idea came about in 2010 when Jimmy was fresh out of high school and working in a café.
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The Queensland Health Minister has ordered two separate investigations into an incident where a full-term pregnant woman, lost her unborn child. The woman was in labour for nearly a week and repeatedly turned away by the Rockhampton Hospital. Kate Fallis …
Chief Opposition Whip Warren Entsch is at the centre of an embarrassing situation, which threatens to overshadow Tony Abbott’s budget reply. Mr Entsch is under attack for denying Labor MP Michelle Rowland leave to care for her sick child. Mitchell …
A national seniors summit has been held in Ipswich today to discuss how the government’s budget will affect them. Close to 200 people attended, eager that Canberra hears their concerns. Catherine Tucker reports.
A prevention program is underway to reduce the risk of stroke the second largest killer and the leading cause of disability in Australia. And this morning Brisbane commuters lined up for a free health check part of the ‘Know Your …
By Conor Tobin. Australia’s top V8 supercar drivers have signed up for Fatality Free Friday, a national road safety campaign aiming for zero road fatalities on May 31.
Story by Louise Starkey Edited for online by Conor Tobin A tattoo removal clinic in south-west Brisbane says it has seen a significant increase in tattoo removal over the last 12 months.
Story by Alexandra Duval Edited for online by Conor Tobin A world-first smartphone app that enables victims of domestic violence to send emergency text messages to friends or call police has been criticised as ill-effective.
Story by Louise Starkey Edited for online by Conor Tobin Climbers are being urged to climb only on marked tracks after a woman fell up to 40 metres off Mount Coonowrin in southeast Queensland on Sunday.
Story by Julia Younger Edited for online by Conor Tobin The importance of sun safety is still not getting through to Queenslanders, particularly men aged 18-24 despite more than 50 years of campaigning, according to new research.