‘Drastic’ human rights complaint lodged over treatment of SA mental health patients

South Australia's peak doctors' union says it has taken its most "drastic action" ever by referring the state's health department to the Australian Human Rights Commission over "cruel" treatment of mental health patients.

This severely injured woman says she’s trapped in her own workers compensation

After lifting two bulky suitcases at work, Marianna Kinsey ended up with a catastrophically injured back and can no longer work. Now she says her workers compensation is preventing her from living the life she wants.

‘Can’t afford to see a doctor’: Mackay hospitals record Qld’s highest increase in non-urgent cases

An increasing number of patients in Queensland's Mackay region are visiting the emergency department for prescriptions and minor medical issues.

RFDS names new plane after generous grazier who left millions in will

Queensland grazier Geoffrey Carrick left a multi-million-dollar bequest to the Royal Flying Doctor Service in his will. Now the organisation has named one of its new planes in his memory.