Public Health Association of Australia

Position paper

Incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: policy position statement

This resource outlines the Public Health Association of Australia's (PHAA) position on the incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. It should also be read in conjunction with PHAA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health policy position statement.
Position paper

National policy directions 2019

National Policy Directions that captures all of the PHAA health policy issues of relevance to the federal sphere. Its directions are taken from the PHAA’s complete policy portfolio of over 80 policy position statements. It is a comprehensive statement of important policy aims relevant to...
Position paper

Immediate policy priorities 2019

Immediate Policy Priorities highlights five key issues that deserve urgent attention and serious commitments from political parties seeking to form the next Australian government. This document is high level and is intentionally limited in scope.

Top 10 public health successes over the last 20 years

This report highlights some of the major public health success stories made in Australia in the past two decades, and the dramatic impact they have had on our health and wellbeing. The public health measures showcased in this report have prevented an extraordinary amount of...
Journal article

Trends in health status and chronic disease risk factors over 10–14 years in a remote Australian community: a matched pair study

Objective: To determine trends in health status over a 10-year interval in a high-risk remote Australian Aboriginal community. Methods: Two health surveys were performed, one between 1992 and 1997 and the other between 2004 and 2006, on people aged five years or older. Outcomes were...