Health & Wellbeing

Discussion paper
29 June 2016

This document compares party statements on culturally inclusive aged care, the age pension, digital literacy of seniors from multicultural backgrounds, and ‘MyAgedCare,’ a Commonwealth Government...

Article
28 June 2016

To understand what’s at stake, we need to recall how successive governments have treated the scheme

Report
28 June 2016

This report assesses the health effects of mandatory folic acid and iodine fortification, introduced to help reduce the prevalence of neural tube defects and address the re-emergence of iodine...

Article
28 June 2016

The very existence of the National Disability Insurance Scheme - to begin national operation this Friday - is a powerful rebuttal to that contemporary whine about big policy reforms being too hard...

Journal article
27 June 2016

This article outlines Aboriginal suicide rates in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Briefing paperFact sheet
24 June 2016

This fact sheet outlines key figures and statistics in relation to Australia's policy of offshore processing.

ArticleDiscussion paper
22 June 2016

This article describes the public health approach to preventing child maltreatment, and outlines its strengths and limitations.

Report
22 June 2016

There is growing recognition of the importance of addressing the mental health needs of young people in the university sector. 1.3 million Australians were enrolled in tertiary education in 2014...

Report
21 June 2016

This report assesses the situation in the UK as regards rising health harm from illegal drugs, with reference to their context within the wider ‘drugscape’ of legal drugs such as alcohol and...

Article
21 June 2016

It is misleading to talk about Medicare’s payment system as if it was a single system that could be easily outsourced to a private company, writes David Glance.