Jun 27 2018

Chief Psychiatrist for ACT

Mental health support will receive another boost in the ACT, thanks to the appointment of a Chief Psychiatrist.

Doctor Denise Riordan has been named the ACT's most senior mental health practitioner in an effort to improve the mental health system in the territory.

Dr Riordan is no stranger to the capital - she has previously worked as the Clinical...

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Jun 27 2018

Chief Psychiatrist for ACT

Mental health support will receive another boost in the ACT, thanks to the appointment of a Chief Psychiatrist.

Doctor Denise Riordan has been named the ACT's most senior mental health practitioner in an effort to improve the mental health system in the territory.

Dr Riordan is no stranger to the capital - she has previously worked as the Clinical...

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Jun 27 2018

Man arrested over historic child sexual abuse

A man's been arrested in the A-C-T over allegations of horrific child sexual abuse at the Daruk Training School.

The 81-year-old remains in custody and is facing 15 charges over the assaults on boys.

He's the fourth person arrested this year accused of abuse between 1965 and 1985 at the home based in Windsor.

He is expected to face ACT Magistrates...

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Jun 27 2018

No applications for Greyhound transition package

No one has taken up a greyhound transition package, with only days left until the cut off date. After the greyhound industry in the ACT was shut down nearly two months ago an ACT Greyhound Industry Transition Taskforce was set up to assist the around 50 people expected to be affected by the closure.
 
However in budget estimates this week...
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