Health & Wellbeing

Journal article
31 May 2016

The aim of this article is to better understand the voluntary euthanasia (VE) or physician-assisted suicide (PAS) legislation reform landscape in Australia over the past two decades.

Audio interviewAudio program
26 May 2016

Interview with Kim Ryan, Australian College of Mental Health Nurses CEO, to discuss plans for mental health programs to be commissioned by the nation's thirty-one Primary Health Networks, in an...

25 May 2016

The Salvation Army has released their 2016 Economic and Social Impact Survey (ESIS), and has called on both sides of politics to make poverty a key 2016 federal election issue.

Fact sheet
24 May 2016

This report, released by coalition of not-for-profit leaders in suicide and mental health, has called for all major parties to spell out what they will do to address the rising toll of suicide. It...

PolicyTechnical report
23 May 2016

The Standards of Service Provision for Lung Cancer Patients in New Zealand have been developed to ensure that people with lung cancer receive the best possible care, regardless of where they live...

20 May 2016

Helen Dickinson writes about what the ALP's promise to lift the Medicare rebate freeze actually means for average Australians.

19 May 2016

Community playgroups have significant social and economic benefits not just for children but also for their parents, particularly mothers, finds this report.

19 May 2016

Presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

19 May 2016

ALP 2016 election campaign policy on delivering more than $70 million over three years in targeted funding to ensure those suffering from family violence can access critical services when they...