CHRONIC pain that doesn’t go away after the injury or illness has resolved and lasts at least three months is a significant health issue in Australia.
THE majority of Australians are touched by the impact of mental health in some way.
MOST don’t know what it is like to sleep out in the cold, to not know where they will get their next meal, to be forced to sleep with their shoes on just so they can make a quick escape if someone comes to harm them.
A CANBERRA man is mourning the loss of a precious friend, a 17-year-old dog named Izzy, who wandered off and was euthanised by the ACT rangers. The ACT Government’s city services directorate advised Izzy appeared to be in poor health, the contact details found on the microchip were not current, and a number of attempts to contact her guardian had failed.