One pedestrian is killed every two days on Australia's roads, the majority in metropolitan areas. While advances in safety systems and technology over past decades have greatly improved driver and passenger safety, there has been relatively little new technology to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Even current innovations to improve pedestrian safety are still designed from a car-centric approach.
New research from the Department of Media and Communications has found people who use dating apps are just as likely to seek long-term love.
Approaching death is an opportunity for individuals and those who care for them to reduce suffering and achieve something more human and humane. Sadly, few dying people or their carers achieve these ends.