Australia's peak body for social services has released its tax reform election policy. It is calling for an end to tax loopholes for the wealthy in order to fund investment in our essential services and income support system.
The consultation findings presented in this paper confirm that the inability to access mental health services in a timely and effective manner leads to increased disadvantage and disengagement for culturally diverse individuals who are already highly vulnerable in many cases.
This report outlines the proceedings and outcomes of the 5th National Workshop of the Australian Association of Gerontology Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group, held in Perth in November 2017.
Design4Health is an international conference that brings together designers, health professionals and creative practitioners with researchers, clinicians, policy makers and users from across the world to discuss, disseminate and test their approaches and methods in the ever-changing nexus between design and health.
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.
USQ researchers are working on several joint initiatives with partners including Cancer Council Queensland and Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia to improve cancer survivorship and quality of life for regional Queenslanders.
The development of Victoria's first, 20 year Statewide Design, Service and Infrastructure Plan for Victoria's Health System is underway. This statewide plan will provide the overarching framework for health system design and planning, and will be supported by a suite of service stream and locality...
Introduction: The importance of health research in addressing equity, health outcomes and development is recognised by world leaders and yet there is a lack of research outputs from low to middle income countries, such as those in the Pacific Islands, where the burden of disease...
Access to surgical and anaesthetic care is an essential, but often forgotten, component of health care in the developing world.
An estimated five billion of the world’s population are unable to access safe surgery when they need it, and only six per cent of...