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Lynsey Brown

Report

Substance use behaviour among 14 and 15-year-olds: results from a nationally representative survey

This report explores the patterns of individual and comorbid use of substances (alcohol, tobacco or cannabis) among a nationally representative sample of 14 and 15-year-olds in New Zealand.
Report

Fly-in fly-out/ drive-in drive-out practices and health service delivery in rural areas of Australia

This Policy Issue Review investigates claims that Fly-in Fly-out/ Drive-in Drive-out groups are placing a burden on Australian rural health care services.
Report

What works? A review of actions addressing the social and economic determinants of Indigenous health

Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to review evidence relating to ‘what works’ to influence the social and economic determinants of Indigenous health, in order to reduce health inequities, and ultimately contribute to closing the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. We...
Conference paper

Spatial microsimulation modelling of care needs, costs and the capacity for self-provision: detailed regional projections for older Australians to 2020

Recent research suggests that a significant proportion of 'baby boomers' are likely to be financially unprepared for retirement. CareMod is a spatial microsimulation model that is being constructed as a strategic planning and decision-support tool for forecasting the future demand for care by older Australians...
Journal article

Building on success in rural and remote communities: insights from the Grampians region of Victoria

The University of Ballarat established the Centre for Rural and Regional Health (CRRH) in order to facilitate participation and collaboration across university, government and community groups to improve outcomes in rural health within the Grampians region of Victoria. Issues raised by a community forum, Building...