Walking isn't just good for you — it's good for the economy
It's a truism that walking — as with most forms of exercise — is good for you. John Howard credited his longevity as PM, in part, to daily walks; Albert Einstein walked to sharpen his mind; writer Henry David Thoreau needed four hours a day to preserve his "health and spirits". But walking isn't just good for you...Read More
Will the territories ever be able to legalise voluntary euthanasia?
Voluntary euthanasia will not be legal in the national capital for the foreseeable future, with a Senate bill voted down last night. The bill would have allowed the ACT and Northern Territory to legislate on the issue, something they are currently banned from doing. But it was narrowly defeated, 36 votes to 34. How did we get here? The ...Read More
What changes are coming to the NDIS?
The Budget’s release on May 8 confirmed that the NDIS will be fully accessible to all Australians by 2020. As more and more Australians start receiving NDIS funding, less funding is needed to maintain the NDIS Transition Programme which has been assisting thousands of Australians since 2013. This means more funding can be allocated to NDIS pa...Read More