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Laurie Brown


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Research report

15 Feb 2017

Alzheimer’s Australia commissioned NATSEM at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra to estimate the cost of dementia in Australia. The economic impact of dementia is a major concern nationally and internationally as the number of individuals with dementia...

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04 Jun 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.

This was measured in terms not only of the number of people affected but also their overall well-being,...

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30 Jan 2012

ACT Community Living Project Inc (CLP) is a not-for-profit organisation seeking quality life choices for people with disability, including a choice of accommodation that suits their individual needs as well as social inclusion opportunities within the wider community. CLP conducted a survey in...

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07 Oct 2011

This study compares work-life labour income of Indigenous and average Australians and assesses potential impact of bridging mortality gaps on their work-life earning gaps using a life-table model which took account of the survival, employment and income trajectories from 25 to 64 years. Age...

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18 Jun 2010

Fragile X is a group of associated genetic disorders (FXDs) that include:
 

  • Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) - most common cause of inherited intellectual disability, behavioural disorders and speech and language delays that manifest in early childhood;
  • Fragile X-
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19 Apr 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 complex and which gives rise to a number of medical and financial problems and concerns is hospital...

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11 Aug 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 price for taking on long term care responsibilities at home.

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05 Aug 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?

Are people with better health able to earn more than their peers with poorer health? How big is...

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23 Oct 2008

Home-based care provided by family members is the most common form of caring for people with disabilities in Australia. However, it is becoming increasingly evident that this model of care is generating enormous health and financial consequences for informal carers.

Carers are...

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Conference paper

08 Oct 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 developments that will extend the current model to include health outcomes. Adding health outcomes...

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