Tag: Regions

Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business | The Guardian

File photo of BlueScope Steel's Port Kembla steelworks in Australia

The National Mindset denies the Region’s  their possibilities

Graham Readfearn @readfearn Mon 20 Jun 2022 03.30 AEST Last modified on Mon 20 Jun 2022 03.31 AEST The regional powerhouses of Australia’s industrial economy could slash their greenhouse gas emissions by more than 80% and become centres for multibillion-dollar investments in renewable energy, according to a report backed by some of the country’s biggest companies.

Source: Heavy industries in Australia’s regions could cut emissions by 80% and create a jobs bonanza, report says | Business | The Guardian

Telehealth changes ‘devastating’ for psychiatry patients in regional areas | Health | The Guardian

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Australians in regional areas with severe mental health problems will go without help, after “devastating” changes to the telehealth system, psychiatrists warn. Recent federal government reforms removed a 50% loading for some rural psychiatric services, meaning some types of consultations providers will no longer be able to bulk-bill. They will have to absorb the costs or pass them on to patients.

Source: Telehealth changes ‘devastating’ for psychiatry patients in regional areas | Health | The Guardian