It has emerged the young people across the Queensland are taking up responsibilities to provide support and care to the people suffering from diseases like disability, mental illness, chronic condition or some other kind of terminal illness.
There are over 78,500 young carers across Queensland serving the community. A spokesman from Carers Australia said the carers in the country now need more support. The young people are seen to share the responsibility with their friends and sometimes they are alone to take care of person in need.
A new office has been opened by Cancer Council Queensland in Mackay which was attended by Chief Executive of Cancer Council Jeff Dunn. The opening commenced with a fundraising event named Biggest Morning Tea in the presence of its volunteers as the council marked its 20 years of the beginning of the fundraising event in Australia.
A teleconference is scheduled today among chief vets from all the states to discuss the death of that horse from deadly virus named Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV) in Queensland. The group will draw up guidelines and advise management practices for the horse as it has never been seen in a horse.
A property, situated in the southern Queensland, remained under quarantine following the first ever breakout of lyssavirus in horses. Biosecurity Queensland is currently examining the health of 20 horses at Highbourne Farm, west of Allora, in the Darling Downs.
A group of surveyors from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research has found in its latest survey that people in Queensland have been failing to pay attention to sun safety messages.
One in every eight men one an average in the state has been found as sunburnt. While public campaigns are being conducted since almost five decades, people in the region have failed them all.
According to the Queensland academic, soldiers are now carrying the heaviest load of equipment in more than 2,000 years. It could deprive the Australian military of the next Victoria Cross recipient, the academic warned.
The Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) researchers have said that they have found cure for a severe type of breast cancer in mice. Further, they said the treatment will be tested on women in coming five years.
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