NDIS watchdog gets near 1500 abuse reports

Social Services Minister Paul Fletcher hopes Australians are reassured complaints can be made to the disability watchdog after 1500 serious incidents were reported in six months. The figures quoted by the ABC for the second half of 2018 include instances of sexual abuse in the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and …

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New shed a shear delight

Reinvesting in the sheep and wool industry was a labour of love for Broomehill farmer Don Boyle, whose incredible journey, from starting shearing at age 13, has reaped rewards many times over. With so much respect for his career of choice, which earned him his first farm in 1976, the …

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Perth clinic opens for breast implant checks

In a first for WA, women with breast implants can now receive expert follow-up care in Perth regardless of whether they were operated on here, overseas or interstate. Plastic surgeon Dr Anh Nguyen has started offering breast implant check appointments for all women after recognising there was a desperate need …

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CBH in good Stead | The West Australian

Northam farmer Vern Dempster has ended an almost five-year tenure as CBH board vice-chairman, handing the reins to Cascade grain, cattle and sheep farmer Simon Stead. Mr Dempster announced last Friday he had decided not to renominate for the position he had held almost consecutively since April 2013. CBH released …

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