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The Health Wrap: Climate hell in a handbasket; getting SDOH traction; Indigenous engagement; new ideas in public health

Kellie BissetOct 8, 2013

   

The Health Wrap: Election fever/malaise, care roadblocks, the impact of adversity, hopes and realities for Aboriginal health

Kellie BissetSep 6, 2013

What will it take to rediscover a more inspiring politics? This poem has some leads...

What will it take to rediscover a more inspiring politics? This poem has some leads...

Melissa SweetSep 6, 2013

Who could argue with The Guardian’s election editorial

Election wrap : the Coalition is not leading the field, in health policy anyway

Election wrap : the Coalition is not leading the field, in health policy anyway

Michelle HughesSep 4, 2013

Well, it's election week, and it's time to make a decision.  Disappointingly, the discussion around population health and health policy has been frustratingly brief this election. John

Focus on mental health and climate change, and you might be more popular: advice to politicians and the media

Focus on mental health and climate change, and you might be more popular: advice to politicians and the media

Melissa SweetSep 1, 2013

The media’s performance in the federal election campaign was under scrutiny in this session, WTF - W

Weighing up the Coalition's health policy (and finding it pretty light-on)

Weighing up the Coalition's health policy (and finding it pretty light-on)

Melissa SweetAug 26, 20132 Comments

When weighing up the various election policies through a health lens, some of the most important issues to consider are: 1. How do the policies address climate change, the

The Health Wrap: Finally (some) health policies get an airing plus, female Indigenous voices, changing doctors' ways

Kellie BissetAug 23, 2013

 

War on drugs: campaign against Pharmacy Guild PBS claims

Marie McInerneyAug 21, 2013

Three major health, consumer and social sector groups have joined together in a campaign to highlight the high prices paid for prescription medicines in Australia. The Consumers Heal

Fresh thinking and political courage: what health policy needs, and what is lacking in the federal election debate

Fresh thinking and political courage: what health policy needs, and what is lacking in the federal election debate

Melissa SweetAug 18, 20132 Comments

For an excellent overview of health policy challenges in an election context, don’t miss

Climate change is one of the most critical health issues to consider at the election

Climate change is one of the most critical health issues to consider at the election

Melissa SweetAug 14, 2013

Fiona Armstrong, Convenor of the Climate and Health Alliance, writes: With the federal election date looming, many Australians will be seriously considering their vo