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Online records in waiting room

Doctors are skeptical about the introduction of the universal health record system, e-Health, which has a planned launched date of July 1.   Initially there were privacy and hacking concerns about the electronic database that stores the entire medical history of a patient. However, as July 1 approaches it seems that the e-Health system is […]

Leichhardt Council opposes airport expansion

With projections that aircraft movements will double in the area by 2020, Leichhardt Mayor Rochelle Porteous has spoken out against Sydney Airports’ escalating noise problem. Currently the airport operates at around 60 movements an hour during the morning peak and 50 during the evening peak. In total there are 530 daily aircraft movements over Sydney. […]

Justice fighters to be hailed heroes

An annual event will applaud the efforts of volunteers and workers next week for helping the underdogs of society. Hosted by the Law and Justice Foundation, the Justice Awards will celebrate the outstanding contributions of individuals who sought to improve access to justice in NSW, particularly for disadvantaged people. The Foundation’s director Geoff Mulherin said: […]

After Dark’s lights stay on

The After Dark program run by Glebe Youth Service will continue with additional funding from the City of Sydney. The $400,000 injection allows the activity program for 12 to 24 year olds in the Glebe area to run for another two and a half years. Glebe Youth Service Coordinator Keiran Kevans said: “We are really […]