ACT Government commits to fixed-site pill testing pilot

The ACT Government has committed to pilot Australia’s first ever fixed-site pill testing service in its 2021-22 budget, handed down this week. The Government will fund a six-month pilot of the service to “determine service demand and community support” for a future permanent fixed-site pill testing service in the Territory. Advocacy groups Pill Testing Australia […]

How to cope with getting a COVID-19 diagnosis

If you are among the many Australians who have contracted COVID-19, you might be grappling with a range of mixed emotions. On top of worrying about the immediate health risks, you might be feeling fear of having passed it onto others, regret about your movements, or even shame at having caught the dreaded virus. According […]

Mental health nursing boost

The Victorian Government has announced a $23.6 million mental health nursing workforce package that will provide people experiencing mental health concerns with greater access to specialised support. The boost to upskill and expand the state’s mental health nursing workforce includes investing in more graduate positions and upskilling current nurses with a new postgraduate mental health […]