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Walktober Workplace Challenge Starts Monday 25 October starstarstarstarstar   22nd October 2010 - Views: 409 Workers will take advantage of the spring weather to add walks wherever they can – by getting off public transport a little earlier, walking at lunchtime or walking to meetings. They will earn points for every 15 minutes of walking and bonuses for starting new habits like leaving the car at home.

Local Carers To Choose Their Respite Services starstarstarstarstar   22nd October 2010 - Views: 350 Local Carers To Choose Their Respite Services Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler handed over the first contract under the Consumer Directed Respite Care initiative in Melbourne today, allowing carers to select respite services of their choice.

Victorian Older Carers Are Tired And Desperate starstarstarstarstar   21st October 2010 - Views: 603 Carers Victoria welcomes the release today of Anglicare's report on the needs of ageing parents who are caring for a son or daughter with a disability.

October Focus On Epilepsy Research starstarstarstarstar   21st October 2010 - Views: 581 Two foremost authorities on epilepsy, Professor Andrew Kanner from the United States and Professor Graham Scambler from the United Kingdom will be international guest speakers at the Inaugural Epilepsy Symposium in Brisbane next week (Wednesday 27 October 2010).

Big Tobacco Wastes Government Time Looking For Non-existent Smoking Gun starstarstarstarstar   21st October 2010 - Views: 366 Big tobacco continues to run scared of plain packaging, bombarding the Department of Health and Aging with freedom of information (FOI) requests in a desperate attempt to find ways to stop the most significant health reform in decades.

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