Alex Collie


The health of Disability Support Pension and Newstart Allowance recipients

This report compares the health and health service use of Australians who receive the Disability Support Pension with those receiving wages or business income. It also examines the health of people receiving Newstart (unemployment benefit).

Information based interventions for injury recovery

Vehicle-related traumatic injuries are a major public health problem. A leading cause of both morbidity and mortality, motor vehicle-related injuries cause a range of physical, cognitive and psychological disabilities that may seriously impact on the quality of life of affected individuals and their families. There...

National transport and logistics industry health and wellbeing study: report 1

Transport workers are up to five times more likely to be injured at work than any other Australian worker, according to this research. Train drivers, in particular, are thirty times more likely to develop a mental health condition than any other worker.