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Improving palliative and end-of-life care for rural and remote Australians

This article in describes the development and implementation of the Far West NSW Palliative and End-of-Life Model of Care, a systematic solution that could drive improvement in the provision of a quality palliative approach to care and support from any clinician in a timely manner...
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Children’s trips to school dominated by unhealthy food advertising in Sydney, Australia

This study estimates that depending on transport mode, children living in the Greater Sydney area were exposed to between 1.7 and 7.3 discretionary food advertisements per trip to school in May/June 2018.
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On a knife’s edge of a COVID-19 pandemic: is containment still possible?

Australia could see higher proportional death rates from the novel coronavirus outbreak than in China, due to our relatively older population and the more severe symptoms of the virus in older people, according to this perspective by Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of the Biosecurity Program...
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From eye rolls to punches: experiences of harm from others’ drinking among risky-drinking adolescents across Australia

This study explores the experience of harms due to another person’s drinking within a demographic particularly vulnerable to these consequences. It is the largest sampling of young Australian risky drinkers, who are underrepresented in general population surveys.
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Aboriginal childhood overweight and obesity: the need for Aboriginal designed and led initiatives

This paper reviews available evidence on programs and policies for obesity prevention and treatment for Aboriginal children and provides recommendations for improved outcomes.
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Defining, controlling and analysing Indigenous data: commitment to historical consistency or commitment to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples?

This study was conducted to ascertian whether Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people prefer being asked whether they ‘identify’ as Aborigonal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or if they are of Aboriginal and/or Tores Strait Islander ‘origin'.
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Talking about a nanny nation: investigating the rhetoric framing public health debates in Australian news media

This study aims to analyse the use of ‘nanny state’ frames in Australian news media coverage; identify the stakeholders invoking this frame; determine which public health–related policies attract such framing; and investigate whether ‘nanny state’ framing is directly challenged in news coverage.
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Philip Morris International’s use of Facebook to undermine Australian tobacco control laws

The borderless nature of the internet, coupled with narrow defnitions of advertising and interference, means the tobacco industry still uses online and social media to sell and promote its products, highlight supposed corporate social responsibility practices, and challenge public health views and policies.
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Interview with Verity Firth: commercial interests and public health policy

Governments seeking to implement public health policy often face intense lobbying from industries vying to protect commercial interests. This article outlines some insights into ways in which governments can strike the right balance to deliver better health and social outcomes, and how public health advocates...
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Public health over private wealth: rebalancing public and private interests in international trade and investment agreements

The growing number of pathways for market actors to exert undue infuence over national and international regulatory environments provided by free trade agreements has given many cause to be concerned. This article presents several avenues for public health scholars, advocates and practitioners to explore to...
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