Wednesday 4th November 2015
Page 7 - Trust bankrolls medical research in day at races. For 24 years, the race that stops the nation has provided a bonanza for a group of fundraisers who each year raise about $20000.00 for the Clifford Craig Medical Trust.
Page 8 - Inmate says takes months to see doctor. Lining up an appointment with a doctor in Risdon Prison can take months, an inquest into the deaths of three inmates has heard.
Page 4 - 956-day wait puts lives at risk. Tasmanians deemed in urgent need of specialist consultation are waiting up to 956 days for an appointment, leading an expert to warn that lives are at risk unless action is taken. ONLINE
Monday 2nd November 2015
Page 3 - Star Trek glasses helping the blind to see. Bling people can now effectively "see" thanks to a brilliant new invention - glasses that tell wearers what they are looking at.
Page 4 - Deadly asbestos in brake pads warning. Thousands of brake pads containing deadly asbestos, designed to fit one of Australia's most popular cars, are being sold illegally to local buyers. ONLINE
Page 4 - Wine, dinners, vouchers on health staff gift list. The Department of Health and Human Services and the Tasmanian Health Service recorded 13 gifts and benefits received by staff last financial year. ONLINE
Page 3 - Health funding ripoff denied. Independent health policy analyst Martyn Goddard says successive state governments have deprived Tasmania's health system of more than $1 billion over the last decade. ONLINE
Page 10 - Health system $1b shortfall. GST funding diverted, claims analyst.