The Federal Government could save hundreds of millions of dollars each year without affecting patient outcomes by reducing the private health insurance rebate, a University of Melbourne study has determined.
Dr Mike Pottenger talks to ABC News 24 about the challenges of managing corruption within law enforcement bodies in light of the Federal Government's announcement of new policies aimed at stamping out corruption within the Customs service.
Dr Margaret Simons, Director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, speaks to Sky News about the paywall model's being trialled and implemented around the world as a way to try and generate revenue for online news services.
A search engine for finding bargains, wheelchair mounted robot arms for people with quadriplegia and an electronic portable device that allows easy matching of paint colours, are just some of the projects that are being translated from ideas to reality through a new entrepreneurial program at the University of Melbourne.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.