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  • Becoming a parent is a major change in life for anyone. It is filled with hope, joy, and fear — and this is the case if you have grown up in a stable and safe environment. Things can be even harder if come from a family and society that has suffered for generations, where inter-generational conflict and abuse still plays out like many First Nations community in Australia. To help with this, a [...]
  • UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he will not lead the party in any future general election campaign” admitting his party has had a “disappointing night”. He also stated that they will have a discussion on the reflection of the party, the result, and policies and will lead the party during the process. He said he was very proud of the campaign and that they didn’t descend [...]
  • Simon F. Haeder, Pennsylvania State University; Deven Carlson, University of Oklahoma, and Joe Ripberger, University of Oklahoma Americans love their pets, spending more than US$70 billion last year on their beloved companions. This far exceeds the $7 billion spent on legal marijuana, and $32 billion on pizza, just for two examples. Of the $70 billion, close to $20 billion pays for veterinary [...]
  • Roughly one in three companies, including household names like Shell, IBM and Goldman Sachs pay no tax in Australia, despite hundreds of millions, sometimes billions of dollars in income, according to data released by the ATO this week. Some of these companies are paying no tax while they are also setting up wholly owned subsidiary labour hire companies to outsource their staff and undercut [...]
  • Young Swedish environmentalist sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg has been named Time’s Person of the Year 2019. She is the youngest Person of the Year to be printed on the cover of the magazine in its 92-year history. Ms Thunberg gained fame this year for her impassioned “How Dare You?” address to world leaders on the issue of climate change. The magazine said she was chosen “For [...]
  • Many young gay men are taking action to prevent getting HIV and spreading HIV by taking preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP), however according to new Australian led research a lot of these young men already carry a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The review of data found that in studies reporting the combined incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or early syphilis, of almost 24 per cent of people [...]
  • Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion tonnes of ice since 1992 – enough to push global sea levels up by 10.6 millimetres, according to international research. The study shows that sea ice loss is tracking at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate warming scenario, which would see an additional 50 to 120 millimetres of global sea-level rise by 2100. Ice loss from the [...]
  • Blanche Verlie, University of Sydney I moved to Sydney less than five weeks ago and the city has been shrouded in smoke haze on and off since then. I joke this is my “Sydney hazing” but it’s only now – having worked on climate change for over a decade – that I’m suddenly feeling burnt out. This is not in any way to compare my experience to those who have lost their homes, communities [...]
  • A new “union” the Teachers’ Professional Association of Queensland has officially launched today in Queensland. TPAQ claiming to be “comparable” to the QTU and the Independent Education Union Queensland. The so called new “Union” TPAQ’s Assistant State Secretary Jack McGuire told The Courier-Mail the union was established by a group of teachers that were concerned about the [...]
  • Back in 2015 RealNewsOne published an article on Australia’s gay profile. At that time the debate around same-sex marriage was raging and feelings were high. Tony Abbott was Prime Minister and Rosie Batty was Australian of the year. The Dalai Lama visited Australia and the Commonwealth Bank posted a $9.1 billion profit. Two years later in the Same-Sex marriage survey conducted by the [...]
  • Asha Bowen, Telethon Kids Institute and Steven Tong, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity Antibiotic-resistant infections already cause at least 700,000 deaths globally every year. Although the phenomenon is most concerning for serious infections people are admitted to hospital with, antibiotic resistance means common bacterial infections could one day be impossible to treat. [...]
  • Kids born from frozen embryo IVF may be at higher cancer risk. Recent Danish study has found that kids born from frozen embryo IVF may be at higher cancer risk. [...]
  • A recent report from Freedom House, an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world, has highlighted that for the 13th consecutive year there has been a decline in global freedom. For Australia the report says, it’s freedom faces Challenges from the threat of foreign political influence, harsh policies toward asylum seekers, and [...]

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