07 March 2014 | This report facilitates improved outcomes for Victorian women and their babies by providing a focus for multidisciplinary performance improvement meeasures and quality activities for hospitals, program managers and clinicians.
24 February 2014 | Examines all aspects and forms of alcohol advertising and marketing in Australia to assess whether the current mix of self-regulatory, co-regulatory and legislative provisions is serving to adequately protect children and adolescents against exposure to unsuitable content.
21 February 2014 | This paper provides an overview of complex trauma as a response to chronic sexual victimisation and considers what this means for services and service configurations, as well as the implications of acknowledging complex trauma for policy responses in health and human service fields.
18 February 2014 | Reviewing 265 papers, this resource sheet assesses and summarises evidence on the effectiveness of programs relevant to increasing employment rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability.
18 February 2014 | Providing an overview of New Zealand’s people, economy, and environment, this annual publication offers a picture of life in Aotearoa and is a useful tool for people looking to learn more about the country.
18 February 2014 | With alcohol-related violence, particularly in and around licensed premises, at the forefront of NSW political debate in recent years, this backgrounder provides a collection of key sources on the issue.
17 February 2014 | The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement has the potential to negatively impact the health of Australians by raising the cost of medicine and limiting the government's ability to regulate tobacco and alcohol, argues this policy brief based on publicly available and recently leaked negotiating documents.
11 February 2014 | Annual mammography in women aged 40-59 does not reduce mortality from breast cancer beyond that of physical examination or usual care when adjuvant therapy for breast cancer is freely available.
31 January 2014 | This report presents data on the Indigenous children who participated in the audiology and Child Hearing Health Coordinator programs delivered under the National Partnership Agreement on Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory during 2012-13.
25 February 2014 | In his winning entry for the Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay Competition, a Sydney GP argues that language, and different ways of knowing, have been getting in the way of action on climate change.
“I DON’T believe in that climate change.”
15 March 2013 | Chemicals are ubiquitous in everyday life. Environmental health practitioners rely on a complex web of regulators and policy bodies to ensure the protection of public health, yet few understand the full extent of this web.
20 May 2011 | Providing an outline of general practice, this resource considers its uniformity and diversity; its funding arrangements, service delivery, workforce, training, capacity and supporting structures.
01 July 2013 | Should we expect more from our athletes and our sporting organisations? And what are the ramifications of sports science wizardry (and other forms of cheating) for Australian athletes, administrators, coaches and fans?
02 December 2013 | As the National Disability Insurance Scheme is being rolled out at several launch sites around the country, questions still remain about just how mental health services will be integrated into the system.
Platform is a national NZ mental health and addiction network of community organisations and others that believe the recovery of individuals depends on an evolving and transforming mental health and addictions service system.