Health

Maternity crisis: mums and midwives call out for help

Maternity crisis: mums and midwives call out for help

A maternity crisis has engulfed the state, forcing mothers, midwives and politicians to beg the state government to pour more funding into the broken system. Loren Botica and Millicent Spencer report.

Polio: the forgotten disease

Polio: the forgotten disease

In Australia there were major polio epidemics in the late 1930s and 1950s, during which time, schools, pools, state borders were closed. People who…