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Julie Leask

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Journal article

27 Mar 2017
129

Summary: In recent years, there has been increasing attention on parents who actively refuse to vaccinate their children. Successive federal governments have increased the amount of family assistance payments at stake for those who do not vaccinate, and removed most incentives for providers to...

Journal article

1 Mar 2017
202

Background

Vaccine hesitancy is a public health concern. The objectives of this article were to describe Australian parents’ attitudes, behaviours and concerns about vaccination, determine the factors associated with vaccination non-compliance, and provide sources of vaccination information for general practitioners (GPs).

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Journal article

8 Sep 2010
375

The mass media has enormous potential to influence health-related behaviours and perceptions. Much research has focused on how the media frames health issues. This study sought to explore how journalists in Australia select and shape news on health issues.

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