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This annual report summarises Victoria’s drinking water quality performance and the department’s activities during the 2016–17 reporting period. It provides a synopsis of drinking water quality across Victoria; water agency reports providing greater detail are available from their websites.
The AMA has called for a major overhaul of men’s health policy, saying a new, national men’s health strategy is needed to address the different expectations, experiences, and situations facing Australian men.
Cessation for smokers seeking treatment and advice from health care professionals in the hospital setting
This review found no clear evidence to support implementation of smoking cessation interventions in the emergency department setting.
This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents evidence in preparation for the final report, which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS, and will set out a long-term funding and reform plan for health and...
This article finds that a significant proportion of general practice care is delivered away from usual practices, which may have implications for health policy, in terms of continuity and quality of primary care.
This data visualisation tool provides interactive data displays of preliminary deaths and fatal burden estimates by disease or injury in Australia as part of the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015. It enables comparisons across age groups, sex and certain population groups. In addition, changes...
Australia is the third best place in the world to be a mother, a new global report that rates the wellbeing of mothers and children has found. But the research from Save the Children reveals a less rosy picture for children, whose wellbeing was ranked...
A small environmental organization has taken on Germany’s powerful auto industry in court and has begun winning limited bans on heavily polluting diesel vehicles. Some analysts say this may be the beginning of the end for diesel automobiles in Germany and the European Union.
This study found strong support in the majority of submissions for the Queensland Parliament to draft and enact a Human Rights Act for Queensland (HRAQ), and for the inclusion of the right to health in such legislation.
Social researcher Hugh Mackay's essay on on making social investments in our communities. The former prime minister once dreamed of Australia as a nation of shareholders, enriched by their participation in the adventure of capitalism. Properly conceived, that is certainly one form of social engagement...