Peter Jean Pressure on public servants from budget cuts and increasing workloads could lead to a rise in workplace bullying, the public sector union fears.
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.
Peter Jean It’s no wonder that Australia is the fifth-fattest nation on earth. We're eating too much food.
Peter Jean Nursing mothers have been advised to stop eating nuts by the co-author of a study which found children who are solely breastfed for the first six months of life may be at increased risk of developing...
Peter Jean Plans by half of Australia's nursing workforce to quit or retire over the next decade will force hospitals to offer more flexible working hours to keep Baby Boomer and many young nurses working,...
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?
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 A baby is brought to the hospital emergency department with excruciating pain in a toe which is red and swollen. Parents and doctors are mystified by what is causing the pain.
Peter Jean Ilise Girvan regrets getting silicon-gel implants 12 years ago. They're now ruptured and she can't afford to have them removed.
Peter Jean They see eye-to-eye on many international political issues, but Julia Gillard says she won't be following the example of Barack Obama by supporting same-sex marriage.
Peter Jean Federal politicians have been urged to subject themselves to a code of conduct that sets a new international benchmark for self-regulation by a Parliament.
Peter Jean More than 17,000 hospital admissions might have been avoided last year if the patients had been vaccinated, according to figures issued by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Peter Jean, John Thistleton Forensic auditors are investigating the tampering of Canberra Hospital performance data which had the potential to see the ACT incorrectly allocated at least part of $3.
Peter Jean The Gillard government's support on the floor of the House of Representatives has been further eroded by Speaker Peter Slipper's announcement he will stand aside while police decide whether to...
Chris Johnson, Peter Jean Cracking down on aged-care providers who over-claim on their services will end the rorting of the current funding system and allow the federal government to claw back $1.6 billion over five years.
Ross Peake, Peter Jean The federal government will today propose means-testing for aged care, in long-awaited changes that will force affluent older people to pay more for their care.
Peter Jean Teenagers who take speed or ecstasy appear to have an increased risk of developing depression, regardless of whether or not they have previously suffered from depressive symptoms.
Peter Jean As the news flashed around the world of a massive earthquake in the Indian Ocean, Bekele Geleta's first emotion was fear.
Peter Jean The federal government should disassociate itself from international objections to a Thai plan to introduce mandatory health warning labels on alcohol bottles, the Greens say.