Why are women still being told they will change their minds about children?

Women are having fewer children on average, but — as journalist Tory Shepherd knows all too well — that doesn't stop the notion that they are "missing something" if they opt out of motherhood.

‘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.