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Ben Harris

Report

Australia's health tracker 2019

Australia’s Health Tracker 2019 continues the work of a national collaboration of public health and chronic disease organisations and experts that began in 2015 and produced health targets to support, guide and track progress towards a substantial change in the health of our nation. This...
Policy report

Improving brain and body health: linking dementia and chronic disease prevention

The evidence cited in this paper makes a strong case for a new approach to risk reduction. Science is increasingly clarifying the pathways through which brain and body interactions take place and shedding light on the impacts of disease on the brain and other organs...
Policy report

Active school travel: pathways to a healthy future

This policy paper is the work of a national collaboration of leading experts, researchers and practitioners working in health, education, transport, public health and policy.
Policy report

Better data for better decisions

This report is the work of a national collaboration of leading experts, researchers and practitioners working in health, education, transport, public health and policy. It outlines a national implementation strategy for an ongoing commitment to the Australian Health Survey.
Technical report

Australia's mental health and physical health tracker: technical paper

This is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. The latest national report card reveals the strong links between chronic physical ill health and mental ill health.