Drought assistance extended

The Land DROUGHT assistance has been extended to the communities of Richmond and Barcoo in Queensland and Coonamble in NSW. They are now eligible to participate in the federal government’s new Drought Communities Programme to assist in...

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It’s time we talked to our kids about suicide

Daily Mercury DON’T let our kids’ calls go unanswered. The Daily Mercury in conjunction with Grapevine Group has launched a petition to Mackay’s principals urging them to get the suicide prevention program SafeTALK into their...

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Feeling anxious? It’s good to cry.

The Guardian One in five 18-34-year-olds admit to having cried in the past week because of anxiety, according to a poll for the mental health charity Mind, while four in five say they put on a brave face when anxious. The charity has launched a...

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