Melissa Haswell

Melissa Haswell is a Professor of Practice (Environmental Wellbeing) within the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Indigenous Strategy and Services at the University of Sydney (commencing May 2020) and Professor of Health, Safety and Environment in the School of Public Health and Social Work at Queensland University of Technology (since 2016).


Response to the Independent Review of the EPBC Act discussion paper November 2019

This submission, prepared by Dr David Shearman and Professor Melissa Haswell, urges the EPBC Committee to recognise the full gravity of its task and to have the courage to take responsibility for completely transforming our environmental laws and regulations to enable them to protect the...
Journal article

Learning about Aboriginal health and wellbeing at the postgraduate level: novel application of the Growth and Empowerment Measure

This article reports findings regarding the feasibility, specificity and sensitivity of the Growth and Empowerment Measure (GEM) in the evaluation of two innovative Australian 13-week postgraduate public health electives focused on Aboriginal health and wellbeing.
Policy report

The implications for human health and wellbeing of expanding gas mining in Australia

This review found growing evidence of direct health impacts, as well as a clear potential for indirect impacts of gas and oil mining on essential environmental determinants of health, including a stable climate, air quality, water quality, water security, food security, community cohesion and, in...

Indigenous mental health outcomes project in the Cairns network, far north Queensland

This project was conducted in 2005-2006, using a multi-faceted, collaborative approaches to enhance; then monitor, the systematic collection of standardised clinician-rated Outcomes information with Indigenous adult consumers across the Far North Queensland mental health network.

Scoping the ecological footprints and handprints of QUT Kelvin Grove Campus and Village: collective student project

This report presents the students’ combined contributions to a sustainability scoping review and recommended audit tools for Queensland University of Technology and associated businesses at Kelvin Grove Campus and Village located 6 kilometres north of the Central Business District of Brisbane, Queensland.