The hidden dangers facing young people

By Gemma Wilson   News Corp Australia Network   15 Sept 2016 IT was just a normal day like any other. Luke Webb was out with mates enjoying a meal at the local RSL when the unexpected happened. “I just felt really funny, I couldn’t really move my arm, I felt really weak, my head felt…

Paralysed patient walks again in astonishing medical breakthrough

‘Patient seven was capable of walking with two crutches and lower limb orthoses…while requiring no assistance by a therapist’ Ian Johnston Science Correspondent   UK Independent  11 August 2016 In an astonishing breakthrough, patients left paralysed by severe spinal cord injuries have recovered the ability to move their legs after training with an exoskeleton linked to…

Board fees for unionists cost industry super funds $5.4m

By Elizabeth Colman,  The Australian  14 Dec 20015 Unions have reaped $5.4 million from industry super funds over the past two years by giving high-ranking officials spots on governance boards, in a practice slammed as “undesirable” by one of the ­nation’s leading financial experts. The ACTU, Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union, Australian Workers Union…

How an investment adviser changed Book Club host Jennifer Byrne’s life

By Catherine Robson   4 Dec 2015  WA Today What drives wealth creation? Recently I had the pleasure of meeting the wonderful Jennifer Byrne, former 60 Minutes reporter and host of The Book Club on ABC. Jennifer told colourful stories about her wide and varied career, sharing with us the secrets of her success. I…