Peter Jean and Jonathan Swan ACT Labor wants Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to endorse a ''Statement of Commitment to Canberra''.
Peter Jean All passengers on a plane that is carrying someone infected with measles are at risk of contracting the disease, new research shows.
Peter Jean Needle-exchange services should be provided in late-night convenience stores, petrol stations and in all Australian prisons to help stop the spread of hepatitis C, according a public health group.
Peter Jean The public sector union claims taxpayers are being forced to wait longer for a range of federal government services.
Peter Jean Poorer people are more likely to struggle with weight problems but government subsidies for bariatric surgery mostly benefit wealthier patients.
Peter Jean About 10 per cent of Australians have been left ''profoundly marginalised'' from society.
Peter Jean Tough penalities and a national advisory service have been recommended after an inquiry was told of widespread bullying in Australian workplaces, including some cases that led to workers taking their...
Peter Jean Wildlife corridors crossing state borders could get funding priority under the federal government's National Wildlife Corridors Plan to help fauna adapt to climate change.
Peter Jean, Amy Corderoy THE number of IVF treatments in Australia has fallen for the first time in nearly 30 years, after government cuts to Medicare payments.
Peter Jean Sydney's Catholic Archbishop has questioned whether the gender imbalance caused by the selective abortion of female foetuses could hinder the rise to affluence of China and India.
Peter Jean Doctors should routinely inquire about the sexual well being of new parents, medical conference told.
Peter Jean Childbirth can mean six years of bad sex, or at least sex not as good as it used to be, a medical conference has been told.
By Peter Jean Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has continued to hit out out at the government's border protection policies, stifling hopes of a bipartisan agreement on the issue in the wake of the latest asylum...
Peter Jean He was already worried about how families would cope with the carbon tax. But what about the homeless dogs, cats, birds and lizards who need to be kept warm?
Peter Jean, Jacqueline Williams The rules which govern who can be King or Queen will be on the list of topics discussed when Prime Minister Julia Gillard meets with premiers and chief ministers at a meeting of the Council of...
Peter Jean It’s no wonder that Australia is the fifth-fattest nation on earth. We're eating too much food.
Peter Jean It's no wonder that Australia is the fifth fattest nation on earth.
Peter Jean The federal opposition hopes that the Remuneration Tribunal will agree to ''transitional arrangements'' to ensure that none of its shadow ministers have to miss out on hefty pay rises.
Peter Jean Increasing rates of weight problems among pregnant women are causing adverse outcomes for mothers and their babies, many preschoolers are not getting enough exercise and almost one quarter of...
Peter Jean Supporters of Kevin Rudd fear an overseas trip may make it impossible for the Foreign Minister to campaign effectively if Prime Minister Julia Gillard calls a Labor leadership ballot next week.