Elderly couple on mobile phones. | Newsreel

Brain app supporting thousands worldwide

An award-winning  Australian app focused on brain health has now been downloaded more than 100,000 times in more than 200 countries. BrainTrack, a Dementia Australia
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Stop the scroll call from mental health groups

Mental health organisations have suggested limiting infinite scroll features as one measure to improve the safety of social media platforms for young people. In a
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Child advocates urge million-dollar diversion

It costs one million dollars a year to keep a child in jail, money which could be better spent on preventative measures, according to child advocates. Both the National
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Elderly couple using an computer tablet. | Newsreel

Older Australians connected, but concerned

More than 80 percent of older Australians use technology, but are concerned about the security of their personal information. New research by not-for-profit aged care
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Gold Coast demand prompts new parcel centre

The Gold Coast is home to a new multi-million parcel sorting warehouse, as Australia Post recognises the Queensland city as its biggest market outside state
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Feeling of youth missing from young people

Almost half of Australia’s youth say they are missing out on being young because of the wide range of social issues impacting their lives. Monash University
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More than 10% of unpaid carers under 25

Almost 400,000 unpaid carers in Australia are aged under 25, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data. The most recent Survey of Disability,
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Study supports better aged care for diverse groups

Enhancing the aged care experience for gender and sexually diverse people is the goal of a new federally funded study. The five-year, $999,533 study is being led by
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Anti-scam centre focus of scammers’ latest tactic

The latest scam doing the rounds involves scammers saying they are from the National Anti-Scam Centre informing that you have been scammed. The actual National Anti-Scam
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Half a billion smokers crave quitting support

More than half a billion smokers around the world, who want to quit, do not have access to the support to do so. In response, the World Health Organization (WHO) has
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