|megpie71 (megpie71) wrote,|
@ 2017-01-29 10:19:00
|Entry tags:||activism: three things|
What Went Right - 29 JAN 2017
Once again, three stories from the mainstream media about "what went right" rather than "what went wrong".
WA leads nation with free meningococcal vaccination for teenagers by Eliza Laschon (ABC Western Australia)
Following an increase in the number of meningococcal disease infections in WA over the past year, the decision has been taken to provide a vaccination against the disease to teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 free of charge. Year 10, 11 and 12 students will receive the single dose vaccination at school, while 18 and 19 year olds can visit community health clinics to receive their dose of the vaccine.
Card gamers turn passion into round-the-world ticket to play by Alkira Reinfrank (ABC Australian Capital Territory)
This article is a profile of Jim Frank, who plays the collectable card game "Magic: The Gathering" at a professional level; and Andrew Haidon, who plays the wargames "Warmachine" and "Hordes" at the professional level as well. Sometimes you can make a living out of your hobby!
MND inspires Tasmanian to complete epic kayak circumnavigation of island state by Rhiannon Shine (ABC Tasmania)
Craig Machen has raised more than $43,000 for Motor Neurone Disease Tasmania through sponsorship for completing a circumnavigation of Tasmania in a kayak.
So there's today's stories. If you've found any stories about "what went right" in your news feeds, why not share them in the comments?.
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