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Tele-social work and mental health in rural and remote communities in Australia

This article reviews the social work literature on ICT, draws on research on tele-psychology and tele-education, and provides suggestions on how to enhance engagement with ICT by social workers to implement and provide mental health services and supports tailored to community values, needs, and preferences...
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Epistemological erasure: The subject of abuse in the problematization of ‘elder abuse’

This paper presents a critical review of articles drawn from literature pertaining to elder abuse, to identify current directions leading the development of empirical research in this field.
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The fallen hero: masculinity, shame and farmer suicide in Australia

To illuminate and explore complex connections between subjectivity, moral worth and affect in relation to understanding farmer suicide, this article draws on theory and literature on agrarian discourses of masculine subjectivity and shame to analyze empirical data from interviews with farmers during times of environmental...
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Chewing the fat over statins: consumer concerns about lipid-lowering medication

Despite statins being so commonly used, little is known about the ‘real-world’ information needs of consumers using statins.
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Data linkage

This paper provides an overview of data linkage and its relevance to general practice physicians.
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Transformation of mortality in a remote Australian Aboriginal community: a retrospective observational study

This article outlines trends in ages and causes of death in a remote-living Australian Aboriginal group over a fifty-year period.
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Globalization, open access, and the democratization of knowledge

This article argues that through open-access initiatives, researchers have opportunities to increase access to their work even if they are not able to publish in top-tier journals with high circulation rates.
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‘The very foundations of any system of criminal justice’: criminal responsibility in the Australian Model Criminal Code

The Model Criminal Code (MCC) was intended to be a Code for all Australian jurisdictions. This paper assesses the MCC as a criminal law reform project and explores questions of how the MCC came into being, and why it took shape in certain ways at...
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‘Zero tolerance’ drug driving laws in Australia: a gap between rationale and form?

This article examines Australia's idiosyncratic approach to the criminalisation of drug driving, highlighting its weak correlation with the important road safety objective of deterring substance-impaired driving, and the risks of both over- and under-criminalisation that it creates.
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Factors affecting the self-monitoring of blood glucose levels in Aboriginal patients: findings from a remote community

Appropriate educational interventions aiming patient awareness and empowerment are needed to improve self-monitoring of blood glucose.