The Victorian government plans on introducing legislation in 2018 to establish a Sentencing Guidelines Council. This report makes a number of recommendations, in relation to key features of the council, as well as the sentencing guidelines it would create.
In 2016–17, there were more than 11 million admissions to hospital—6.6 million in public hospitals and 4.4 million in private hospitals. In public hospitals, a large proportion of admissions (43%) were considered emergencies, while in private hospitals admissions were more likely to be elective or other planned care.
This report is the second and final report prepared by the Climate Change Adaptation Technical Working Group. It provides recommendations for the actions New Zealand needs to take to build resilience to the effects of climate change while growing the economy sustainably.
The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life of patients with an active, progressive disease that has little or no prospect of a cure. With the growth and ageing of Australia's population, and an increase of chronic and generally incurable illnesses, the types of patient groups requiring palliative care has widened.
Educators and providers will have access to a new set of tools and resources to better support students from refugee backgrounds pursue higher education, following this national research project that examined students’ transition experiences.
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