Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Health

Wagga council shows support for endometriosis campaign

Wagga Wagga City Council is showing its support for endometriosis sufferers by lighting trees with a golden glow for the month of March as...

Inner West Mayor slams pace of asbestos clean-up

Inner West Council says today’s discovery of friable asbestos at a location on Victoria Road in Rozelle shows that clean-up contractors are not on...

No new Sydney asbestos detections

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) investigation into asbestos contaminated mulch has returned two negative results at Sydney schools in the past day, and...

EPA confirms 7 new asbestos sites

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has today confirmed the presence of bonded asbestos in mulch at another seven Sydney sites, taking the total...

Ross River virus warning for Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast residents are being urged to clean up around their homes and be careful when out and about following the detection of Ross...

MidCoast to exit aged and disability services provision

MidCoast Council has announced its decision to transition out of the delivery of ageing and disability services. The decision will see Council call for proposals...

Canine Parvovirus found in Lithgow

The highly contagious viral dog disease, Canine Parvovirus, has been detected in Lithgow. In a statement, Lithgow City Council said the virus was a serious...

Kiama to raise new Shellharbour hospital concerns with NSW Ministers

Kiama Municipal Council says it will raise concerns about the impact of the new Shellharbour Hospital on the Minnamurra River with the NSW Government.Councillors,...

Global cat vaccine shortage hits Ballarat animal shelter

The Ballarat Animal Shelter has announced it has limited capacity to take on unvaccinated cats or kittens due to a worldwide cat vaccine shortage. The...

New report prescribes Shire of Murray health needs

Shire of Murray Council says the region's latest Health and Wellbeing Profile has confirmed the need to identify a long-term solution to health care...

Greater Dandenong claims funding cut for refugee program puts entire state at risk

City of Greater Dandenong Council Deputy Mayor, Lana Formoso has slammed the Victorian Government's withdrawal of funding for refugee immunisation monitoring and education, saying...

$100,000 pledged for WA early childhood wellbeing

Grant funding of up to $100,000 will be made available to WA councils for programs aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of children...

Camden Council celebrate palliative care unit win

Camden Hospital’s Palliative Care Unit will stay put, following a push to retain the unit by Camden Council and the signatures of more than...

Blacktown trims fat from food policy

Blacktown City Council has partnered with the Western Sydney Local Health District to launch a policy that will see healthier food and drink choices...

Goulburn adds fluoride to new water treatment plans

NSW Goulburn Mulwaree Council has endorsed fluoridation in the treatment process for its new Marulan Water Treatment Plant. "The concept design for the plant is currently...