Mark Harris


How many in a crowd? Assessing overcrowding measures in Australian housing

This study assess the measurement of overcrowding in Australia and explores the relationships between various household density measures and the wellbeing of occupants.
Journal article

The uptake of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health assessments fails to improve in some areas

The Medicare-rebated Health Assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (Medicare Benefits Schedule [MBS] item number 715) has been progressively implemented across Australia since 1999. Semi-structured interviews and self-complete mail surveys with 31 general practice staff and practitioners were combined with an audit of...
Literature review

Evidence check: commissioning primary health care

This Evidence Check review examines the evidence on the types of commissioning that support best value investment for primary care, with a particular focus on the primary-acute interface and chronic disease management. The review found limited evidence for the impact of various models of commissioning...