The Victorian government is working closely on introducing a ban over smoking in outdoor dining areas. The officials say they are planning to soon legalize smoke bans outdoors.
RBA has cut its rate to record low today and the banks and mortgage lenders very quickly passed out the new rates.
According to official reports, the RBA has made a cut in its interest rates by 25 basis points. This is for the second time in this year that the cuts have been made by the Reserve Bank Authority.
With passage of time, dependence on internet and mobile phone is on the rise. Another negative point about the same is phubbing.
It is a phenomenon in which a person while having conversation with someone starts checking his phone and starts replying to message or answering mails. This pattern is on rise and people do not like such kind of behaviour.
A defamation case was filed against the ABC following the airing of "objectionable" content in the channel's consumer affairs program `The Checkout'. It has been revealed in a new report that a bid to bring the case to an end has been lost by the group.
The Victorian Opposition has alleged that the state hospitals do not have enough beds in neonatal units. The shortage of the same is said to be risking lives of babies.
As per recent reports, it has been unveiled that 16 Melbourne school students got extremely sick on a Qantas flight from Chile. They were taken to two major hospitals in Sydney and are admitted there.
A not so common southern right whale was found by a rescue team. Its uncovering has thrilled the scientists. The whale has been found to have been washed up on an Australian beach and bitten by a shark.
Published in Personality and Individual Differences, a study conducted by researchers at University of Western Sydney has claimed that people with a habit of staying up till late night have more odds of showing anti-social characteristics.
Ahmed Saad, St Kilda forward, lately affirmed that he was shocked to find himself tested positive for a banned substance during the last month. It has been found that he is out of the game for a period of two years.
It has been recently uncovered that Warwick is going to have Relay for Life event for the first time. The event, which will take place on September 7, will let people of Warwick raise funds for people living with cancer.
The relay will be having different teams. Each team will comprise of 15 people who will have to run or walk Risdon Oval. All the participants will have to continue their run or walk for 18 hours.
After a teenager died by jumping from his balcony in Sydney in the effect of synthetic drugs, the South Australian Government has banned 19 such products.
It was last month when the government took the decision. But as per recent updates, it seems that the government is increasing the severity level with regard to synthetic drugs.
According to a study carried out by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute, it has been unveiled that rich kids are thinner in comparison to disadvantaged children.
The study, published in the journal PLOS One, has found that poor children start gaining weight by the time they join school. With passage of time, they keep on gaining weight and enter the category of obese or overweight.
The World's first UVA/UVB sunscreen has been developed by Australian scientists inspired from the natural sun protection used by corals on the Great Barrier Ref.
A cloud computing facility has been added for researchers by the National Computational Infrastructure. It is a Government-funded high-end computing service and hosted by The Australian National University.
Federal Government budget cuts have been blamed by the union representing public servants for fuelling abuse by customers and bullying by managers. According to the Commonwealth Public Sector Union, budget cuts have emerged dangerous for mental health of public servants.
The Australian Medical Association has criticized plans to introduce a "Tasmanian-designed emergency unit" at the Launceston General Hospital. It referred it as "political gobbledygook".
According to a report, the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service has set high standards by delivering quicker treatment, despite significant increases in patients presenting for operations and at emergency departments. Moreover, the facility achieved a surplus on its $658.3 million budget.
Scientists have found one of the largest viruses in shallow pond in Melbourne. French researchers discovered the giant virus. The researchers will try to figure out the origins and evolution of life on earth with the help of the giant virus.
According to reports, a whale has been successfully freed after being caught in shark nets off Noosa in southeast Queensland. The whale was rescued by a team from Queensland's Boating and Fisheries Patrol after the net was wrapped around its pectoral fin and tail.
In a recent review of the ambulance service by the NSW Auditor General, it has been unveiled that there have been ridiculous call-outs for the ambulances. According to him, such call-outs must be avoided to great degree to avoid frivolous work load.
He said the state's ambulances are overloaded and ED waiting times have surged. The reason behind the same has been uncovered in the study.
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