Category Archives: Online

Protesters opposed to Industrialisation on the Great Barrier Reef

Protesters opposed to Industrialisation on the Great Barrier Reef

Rapid industrialisation on the Great Barrier Reef will be a critical factor for many Queenslanders voting in this Federal Election. Rachel Worsley finds out more from the people and the politicians.

Published 30 August 2013. Part of Reportage Online’s Federal Election Coverage, specialising in Queensland. I was also interviewed by community radio station 2ser 107.3FM on this article: http://www.2ser.com/component/k2/item/5041-what-politicians-are-thinking-about-the-great-barrier-reef

The KAP, the PUP and the Queensland Vote

The KAP, the PUP and the Queensland Vote

Will the Katter Australia Party and the Palmer United Party have any impact on the Queensland vote? As Queenslanders go to the polls in today’s federal election, Rachel Worsley looks at these two Queensland-based minor parties.

Published 7 September 2013, Election Day 2013, as part of Reportage Online’s Federal Election Coverage, specialising in Queensland.  

Kevin Rudd Saves Labor’s Electoral Furniture in Queensland

Kevin Rudd Saves Labor’s Electoral Furniture in Queensland

Queensland has surprised many political experts this election, with the predicted wipeout of the Labor Party failing to materialise. But in the Senate, Queensland may become a melting pot for the political centre and far-right. Rachel Worsley looks at the federal election results from Queensland.

 

Published 9 September 2013, part of the Federal Election Coverage for Reportage Online, specialising in Queensland. 

Rural Queenslanders See Hope in Greens Rural Mental Health Plan

Rural Queenslanders See Hope in Greens Rural Mental Health Plan

A $550 million plan by the Australian Greens that addresses mental health services in rural and regional Australia may provide some hope for rural Queenslanders. Rachel Worsley reports.

Published August 2013, as part of the Reportage Online Federal Election Coverage, specialising in state coverage of Queensland.  

Online technology key to mental health interventions

Online technology key to mental health interventions

A new study has confirmed that looking to online technologies may be the key to dealing with supporting patients of mental illness. Rachel Worsleyreports.

Online intervention can reach people who might not seek assistance otherwise. Photo: Julien Haler/flickr

A recent study from the Black Dog Institute has found that information and communication technologies are just as likely to be important as biotechnology in mental health interventions.

The study, published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, found that the internet has led to an explosion in the dissemination of knowledge and sharing among individuals and organisations.