Richard Norman


How do the major parties rate on Medicare? We asked 5 experts

Medicare has been mentioned a lot this election campaign. But what have the major parties actually promised? Five experts grade their policies.

Australia’s health reimagined: the journey to a connected and confident consumer

This publication is part of a joint national project by Deloitte, Curtin University, the Digital Health Collaborative Research Centre and the Consumer Health Forum of Australia, to better understand consumer preferences and expectations of virtual healthcare.

Quantifying the social costs of pharmaceutical opioid misuse and illicit opioid use to Australia in 2015/16

In recent decades the range and patterns of opioids used for extra-medical purposes have changed. The use of pharmaceutical opioids exceeds the use of heroin. The objective of this report was to estimate the social costs arising from extra-medical opioid use in Australia for the...

Identifying the social costs of tobacco use to Australia in 2015/16

The tobacco epidemic, although past its peak in Australia in terms of the prevalence of smoking, still extracts a considerable toll on the health and economic welfare of Australians. The purpose of this study was to update the estimated social costs of tobacco use in...
Journal article

The health benefits of autonomous vehicles: public awareness and receptivity in Australia

This article argues that Australians are likely to be more receptive to autonomous vehicles when provided with information relating to the public health benefits of using them.