Health

Bolivaran revolution for McDonald

Bolivaran revolution for McDonald

It’s interesting to read that fast food chain McDonald’s has closed its remaining outlets in Bolivia. While activists in Australia and elsewhere often campaign to keep Maccas out of their neck of the woods, in Bolivia, it appears to be […]

No vaccine, no school?

The federal president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Steve Hambleton, has suggested that children who are not vaccinated should be held back from attending school. I think this is a terrible suggestion. Let me explain why. First of all, education […]

Directing cancer research

Medical research, and cancer research in particular, is the recipient of charitable funding in a way that few other areas of research are.

Disability funding ‘aspirational’ for Tony Abbott

Disability funding ‘aspirational’ for Tony Abbott

John Howard invented ‘core’ and ‘non-core promises’. Now Tony Abbott has gone one up on his mentor. In a speech to the National Press Club yesterday, the Opposition Leader included Medicare dental funding and the National Disability Insurance Scheme under […]