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Regional, rural and remote sexual assault services in Australia face unique challenges in meeting the needs of the diverse populations they seek to support. These issues range from geographical barriers, to meeting specific cultural needs in an appropriate manner. The local context of rural, regional...
This report provides a detailed examination of the role of broader scale socio-economic processes and place-based competitiveness in accounting for local employment growth for member of the Western Australian Regional Capitals Alliance (WARCA) over the period 2001- 2011.
This report provides an overview of the population dynamics of Western Australia over the past decade, situating the members of the Western Australian Regional Capitals Alliance (WARCA) within this broader geographical context.
Recent trends in employment dynamics and economic specialization support the notion that diverse economies tend to be more resilient. Teasing out this relationship suggests a more complex story: what a locality specializes in may be as important as how diverse that economy is, implying that...
According to the National Education Policy Act (No. 27 of 1996) and the South African Schools Act (No. 84 of 1996), the underlying principle of current Language-in-Education Policy (LiEP) is 'to maintain home language(s) while providing access to and the effective acquisition of additional language(s)'....
Australia does not currently require warning labels on alcohol products, putting Australia out of step with many other countries. Given the potential persuasive power of labels, as well as the rising social costs of alcoholism in the United States (US), government - mandated warning labels...
The Australian and New Zealand clinical practice guidelines recommend intensive case management for people with first-episode psychosis or an acute relapse of schizophrenia.
Often initiated following discharge from hospital or transfer from community-based acute care, case management is a collaborative, community-based program designed to...
Dental diseases are a costly public health issue that disproportionately affect disadvantaged people.1,2 However in Australia, access to oral health care services is determined largely by the ability to pay. In recent years, there has been growing concern about inequities in access to care, with...
Does antibiotic resistance exist?
Yes. It is a worsening phenomenon seen all over the world, including Australia.
What are the implications of antibiotic resistance?
Infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria is associated with longer length of stay in...
This paper reviews the thinking behind Australia's family migration program and the aspects considered when planning its size and composition each year.
Executive summary: In contrast to the United States of America, the Australian Government has steadily prioritised skilled migration within Australia’s permanent...