Australian Health Review
Young people in Australian residential aged care: evaluating trends from 2008 to 2018
This paper reports trends in the number of young people entering and exiting aged care, after statistically controlling for changes due to population growth and ageing. The paper highlights that national admission rates did not increase or decrease in a sustained manner, and that most...
Assessing the support of health leadership for increased Indigenous participation in the health workforce
The aim of this study was to assess the strength of leadership statements in Australian state and territory policy documents supporting increased representation of Indigenous people in the health workforce.
Evidence-based law-making on voluntary assisted dying
This paper argues that evidence-based law making by parliamentarians is needed as they deliberate proposed voluntary assisted dying laws. There has been limited recognition of the value of evidence-based approaches in the discipline of law
Future of assisted dying reform in Australia
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) will come into force in June 2019, becoming the first law in Australia in 20 years to permit voluntary assisted dying (VAD). This paper considers how other Australian states and territories are likely to respond to this development.
Transforming institutional racism at an Australian hospital
Institutional racism is a major contributor to the health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians. This study describes the nature and management of institutional racism and considers recent changes in an Australian hospital and health service (HHS) to illustrate the...