With a 2050 net zero commitment set to be announced, here’s a ‘to do’ list for each sector
Electricity should be a main focus, but big improvements are also needed in transport, industry, agriculture and buildings.
Climate plans, net zero and the urgent need to accelerate action
Limiting global warming to 1.5°C is increasingly the “new norm”, but what does it mean for Australian state, territory, and corporate climate commitments?
Close to home: Identifying links between gaming venues and financial hardship
Researchers from the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University have found that people who live closer to pokies venues are more likely to gamble, experience financial hardship, become insolvent or bankrupt, and report mental health problems.
$5 million NHMRC Synergy Grant for Monash University breast and prostate cancer prevention and early detection project
A research program focused on the prevention of breast and prostate cancer has secured $5 million from the latest NHMRC Synergy Grants.
“What Happens Next?”: The Psychedelic Renaissance
Attitudes towards psychoactive drugs for the treatment of mental health are changing, and for good reason – it’s hard to disagree with the evidence of the therapeutic benefits. Learn how psychedelic drugs, in concert with more traditional
Aged care staff urgently need training to report and prevent sexual assault
There are about 50 sexual assaults in Australian aged care homes every week, but staff are expected to assess the severity and impact of incidents without training.
Health and climate change: Australia out on a limb
Australia has no national plan to address health impacts of climate change, despite ongoing calls for a national climate-health strategy, according to a detailed national assessment of health and climate change.
Majority of Victorian women support funding for non-medical egg freezing
More than two-thirds of Victorian women support funding for non-medical egg freezing, a Monash University study has found.