As community leaders come to terms with eight Indigenous children taking their own lives in one summer, they fear their young people now consider suicide to be "normal".
August Ames found herself the target of a Twitter storm. A day later, she was dead. But there's more to this story than "cyber-bullying".
Regional Australians are feeling 'pill shamed' and are avoiding treatment due to the stigma around mental health medication and a lack of confidentiality in small-town pharmacies.
The suicides of four Australian Federal Police officers inside their own workplaces in two years prompts tighter gun access, with officers previously allowed to check them out while off duty — but the union says the new rules didn't prevent a recent "near miss".
Australia has been in the grips of a national veterinarian shortage as vets leave the profession due to long working hours, "emotional blackmail" and prolonged stress.
Key evidence has been withdrawn from an investigation into the death of a NSW Ambulance paramedic, and a report has revealed a breakdown in the safekeeping of highly restricted medication.
As many as half the people seeking financial counselling to cope with unsustainable debts are being turned away, and the sector wants the banks causing the problems to pay for more counsellors.
A series of email communications allegedly written by Graham Morant's wife to the group Exit International — which provides information on end-of-life matters — is one of four grounds of his appeal, after he was sentenced to 10 years in jail for counselling and assisting her suicide.