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New treatment keeps bush kids close to home
Mon, 16 May 2022
Medical researchers have started a project designed to treat sick outback kids near where they live – keeping them close to home and family, and saving millions of dollars in aeromedical transport costs.

Calls for targeted action as rural road toll exposed
Thu, 12 May 2022
Researchers who analysed ten years of Australian road traffic deaths are calling for immediate reforms as the numbers reveal huge disparities among those killed on our roads.

New study questions dingo culling
Sat, 23 Apr 2022
Scientists say dingoes are genetically distinct from domestic dogs and may play different roles within the ecosystem – calling into question the wisdom of culling them.

Call for new induced labour guidelines
Fri, 1 Apr 2022
A new study from James Cook University recommends mums-to-be are offered induced labour at 39 weeks as the benefits become more apparent.

Study finds Emergency Department nurses routinely abused, facing violence
Thu, 31 Mar 2022
Researchers interviewing frontline staff in a rural NSW emergency department have been told nurses go to work expecting to search patients for weapons and to be physically and verbally abused.

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