Conference

9th National Rural Health Conference, 7-10 March 2007, Albury, Australia

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Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

In Australia access to health services is influenced by various factors, including geography, availability of expertise, and a range of cultural, social and economic factors. This paper describes the establishment of Bila Muuji, a network of autonomous Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in the Bourke-Walgett...

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10 Mar 2007

People living in rural and remote Australia, and particularly Indigenous Australians, have much poorer health and inferior health services than other Australians. This presentation briefly explores the issues of an ageing rural population and its associated health demands, the incidence of depression, lack of access...

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

The Positive Parenting Telephone Service (PPTS) provides an innovative model of parent education to families with children aged up to ten years old who live in the Hume region of Victoria. It disseminates parent education and resources to remote areas and marginalised people in socially...

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

The most effective way to reduce poverty and marginalisation in society is through education, which results in high employment, greater expendable income capable of supporting a welfare system and increased personal leisure time; this leads to social stability and optimal conditions for good population health....

Conference paper

10 Mar 2007

The issues surrounding climate change and its implications for human health are complex. This presentation considers climate, climate change, the possible relationships to drought and the prospects for future climatic conditions in Australia, and their likely effects on public health. The paper provides some background...

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