Making tracks towards health equity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples—working together to achieve life expectancy parity by 2031
This discussion paper explores how Queensland's healthcare system—and broader society—can achieve health equity with Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This research explored the underlying mechanisms behind ethnic differences in the use and experience of child healthcare services via econometric approaches.
The insights and data shared in this report were collected across a range of activities facilitated by Health Justice Australia throughout 2020. The report draws on the insights of health and legal assistance services and practitioners and their representative bodies, including those working in health...
Public interest journalism has faced a longstanding funding crisis, cutbacks of staff and resources, and closures of newsrooms. This crisis is a critical public health concern, and it has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, the pandemic has highlighted the important...
This paper looks at how health justice partnership uses legal help to improve client outcomes, offering one avenue for more holistic responses to compounding issues around mental ill-health that may otherwise continue to escalate.
This Policy Brief focuses on telehealth and the opportunity to use existing services more effectively to embed paediatric expertise in regional primary care.
The purpose of this discussion paper is to help stakeholders understand and consider the issues when developing a new generation medicines policy, so that it is fit for the future.
Addressing racism to improve healthcare outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: a case study in kidney care
Action is urgently needed to address the immense health disparities in kidney disease outcomes suffered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who have at least six times the age-standardised incidence of end-stage kidney disease requiring treatment as non-Indigenous Australians.
There will be people in Australia for whom the indirect impacts of COVID-19 could be as dire as the virus itself. This position paper outlines recommendations on how to mitigate against this situation.