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More students than internships

Western Australia could see a shortfall of 1450 doctors and medical specialists by 2025, a Department of Health report has claimed.

The projections reveal that the number of specialty fields facing critical shortages – where less than 70 per cent of patient demand is met – is expected to surge from two in 2015 to 18 in the next 10 years, and both private and public health systems will be affected. 353 more words


Event: John Curtin: Socialism, South by Southwest

Who was John Curtin? The iconic image of John Curtin is as War Prime Minister and Labor leader, Curtin mopping his brow, saviour of Australia. There are other images. 235 more words


Health insurance reforms target the young

By Rachel Tassicker and Simon Orchard

Students have been warned new private health insurance reforms aren’t all they’re cracked up to be, by a Curtin University professor. 740 more words


SSAC team presents research at CDP Helsinki conference

In August SSAC team members travelled to Helsinki, Finland, to take part in the biennial Contemporary Drug Problems conference, this year’s theme being ‘Making alcohol and other drug realities’. 810 more words


Whale research season kicks off in Geographe Bay and Augusta!

The whales have arrived, and the SouWEST research team has jumped back into action! Sarah prepared for the season by giving the SouWEST blog a make-over. 407 more words


The first time I saw Perth

21st July 1999, a memorable day, the first time I arrived in Perth, Western Australia, it was a beautiful winter’s day with clear blue skies I had never seen such a clear sky. 1,139 more words


WEB300 - Web Development Project

This unit revolved around a group assessment that required us to collaborate with a dispersed team and come up with an innovative web presence, complete with a whole bunch of supporting nodes that enabled us to demonstrate participatory nature of web 2.0. 17 more words