Autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy
If a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 per cent more likely to display traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and repetitive behaviours.
Public attitudes towards end-of-life care conflicted
Public attitudes in UK and USA reveal support both for life-sustaining interventions and for measures to enable peaceful death in progressive neurological illness such as dementia.
WA Volunteer Service Awards
104 volunteers honoured at today's Western Australia Volunteer Service Awards for contributing more than 3,790 years of service to the community.
798 charged in 12 months of new domestic violence offence
A total 798 people have been charged with strangulation offences in the past 12 months, in the first year non-fatal strangulation has been an offence under Queensland’s Criminal Code.
Vertical retirement village wins national property award
A new vertical retirement village in Queensland has taken home a national award at the 2017 Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.
Easing the journey after stroke new Easy English guide
Stroke Foundation has launched a new guide to better support around 160,000 stroke survivors in New South Wales make the best of life after stroke.
Battle of the Coral Sea 75th anniversary
The Coral Sea was one of the defining naval battles of the Second World War in the Pacific.
Indigenous Redfern workshop issues Statement
First Peoples Disability Network Australia and the National Congress of Australia’s First People workshoped key Indigenous disability issues highlighted in the 2016 Redfern Statement.