Approved medical devices questioned

MOUNT Gambier woman Alicia Millhouse is calling for a Royal Commission into how medical devices such as transvaginal and pelvic mesh are pre-marketed, approved, reviewed and […]

Aged care report presented

AUSTRALIA’S Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee has presented a report following its inquiry into the quality of care in residential aged care facilities. Committee chair Trent Zimmerman said the inquiry examined the[…]

Aged care sector inquiry welcomed

TWO of the city’s leading aged care providers have welcomed a Royal Commission into the aged care sector. Prime Minister Scott Morrison last month announced the […]

Abuse victims gather for formal apology

VICTIMS of institutional child sexual abuse gathered at emotional events across the country on Monday for a formal apology from the Australian Government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered the National Apology at[…]

Institutional abuse victims to receive apology

LOCAL residents who experienced institutional child sexual abuse and their supporters are invited to gather at a ceremonial event in Mount Gambier to mark the National Apology this month. The event, held in partnership with[…]

No support for health Royal commission

THE three candidates at the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce Great State Debate shot down calls for a Royal Commission into health, labelling the move as an unnecessary and expensive exercise.[…]