Laurie Brown

First Name: Laurie
Last Name: Brown
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15 February 2017

This report provides an overview of dementia in Australia, including increases in the prevalence and incidence of dementia over the next forty years.

4 June 2012

The cost of government inaction on the social determinants of health, leading to health inequalities for the most disadvantaged Australians of working age, is substantial.


30 January 2012

This working paper reports on a survey of people with disabilities and their families to develop an evidence-based supported accommodation model that meets the needs of care recipients, their...

7 October 2011

This study find that bridging the adult mortality gap alone has only a small impact on bridging economic gaps persisting between Indigenous and other Australians.

18 June 2010

Fragile X Syndrome has been the subject of an increasing amount of medical research since the late 1960s but this work has not been complemented by research into the social and economic costs...

19 April 2010

The National Health and Hospital Reform Commission (NHHRC) was charged with developing a long term reform plan for the Australian health care system. One area where the funding and regulation is...

11 August 2009

Well coordinated and integrated home based care is an efficient and cost effective model for providing long term care. There is, however, emerging evidence to suggest that family members pay a...

5 August 2009

Health is wealth, goes the adage. The message is clear: those who are healthy are likely to earn more. Is this old adage still applicable in Australia today?


23 October 2008

It is becoming increasingly evident that this home-based care is generating enormous health and financial consequences for informal carers. This report examines the impact of taking on a primary...

Conference paper
8 October 2003

Finding ways of curbing government expenditure on the PBS while maintaining social equity and access to 'essential' medicines is at the centre of ongoing public debate. This paper outlines future...