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John Mendoza on the Productivity Commission mental health review

The federal government has announced the Productivity Commission will review mental health in Australia and advise the best ways to support and improve national mental wellbeing.

China to roll out controversial 'social credit' system

Ever wondered why it's important to recognise the Chinese totalitarian system for what it is? This story explains why.

My Health record: the government wants to access your data until 30 years after you die

Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the Federal Government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted. Privacy advocates are warning people to...

University funding freeze to hit regional campuses hardest

Universities struck by a federal government funding freeze will be forced to go without up to 15% of their base funding.
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Social media companies need more mature, respectful data policies: Alastair MacGibbon

Chances are you or your partner, kids or friends have a Facebook account. So how safe is your information, following the recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica?