Figures on the ACT’s public health system show some patients are waiting more than four years to see a specialist doctor.

An artificial intelligence system has identified a powerful new drug for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Top global health bodies have laid out a broad range of risks they say is putting young people’s future under threat.

Australia will soon start allowing year 11 and 12 students to enter from China, except from the Hubei province at the centre of the COVID-19 outbreak.

With environmental risks on the rise, experts are calling for a new air pollution monitoring body.

A royal commission in Sydney has heard people with disabilities are seen as broken and in need of fixing by the medical profession.

Early exposure to household cleaning products has been associated with the development of childhood asthma and wheezing.

Australian researchers have been offered $2 million in federal funds for COVID-19 research.

Almost one-third of school students report being bullied.

Australia's biggest hospital service allegedly tried to gag a whistleblower who exposed its allegedly corrupt behaviour.

China has reported a drop in the number of new cases of coronavirus Covid-19.

New research has revealed what appears to be a ‘switch’ that controls consciousness in the brain.

A new survey shows one in three trainee doctors in Australia have experienced or witnessed bullying, harassment or discrimination in the past 12 months, but most do not report it.

Investigations have found that children's access to disability funding appears to depend on where they live.

The latest Closing the Gap report shows that by most socio-economic measures, Indigenous Australians are still behind ...

Expert agencies have decided to assign a new name to the novel coronavirus: Covid-19.

A new report finds daily exposure to ground-level ozone in cities is associated with an increased risk of death.

The Federal Government has blocked a law that would have made nursing homes reveal staff and food budgets.

The aged care royal commission will this week begin to map out a complete system overhaul.

Hundreds of passengers on a second evacuation flight from the coronavirus epicentre in China have landed in Darwin.

A new report says epilepsy will cost Australia's economy about $12.3 billion in 2019/20.

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