Have your say on the National Diabetes Strategy

A strategic framework for action: consultation paper for the development of the Australian National Diabetes Strategy

People affected by diabetes, health professionals and researchers are encouraged to have their say on the formation of a new National Diabetes Strategy. This comes as the Commonwealth Government consults on the best ways to combat the growing epidemic and help people to better manage this condition.  The consultation phase closes on Sunday, 17 May.  Link

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More Private Rental Support For Family Violence Victims | 28 June

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