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Gender groups back birth certificate bid

Victorians will no longer need surgery to change gender on their birth certificate, under a proposed new law described by supporters as a step forward for transgender rights.

World population to be 9.7 billion by 2050

The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion now to 9.7 billion in 2050, according to the United NationsThe UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division said in a new report that world population could...

Strokes affecting more younger women

The number of Australian women experiencing cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks, strokes and death is declining but more younger women are being hospitalised with the condition.

Coroner urges Tas traffic light review

It was a wet and dark evening when Queensland policewoman Wendy Anne Evans was hit and killed by a bus while holidaying in Hobart, but the traffic lights were partly to blame.

NRL admit referees got Tigers try wrong

NRL head of football Graham Annesley personally phoned North Queensland CEO Jeff Reibel to admit his whistleblowers got a crucial call wrong, which cost them during their golden point loss to the Wests Tigers.
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