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Flooding 2011

Why isn't the media asking tougher questions about climate change in the wake of the floods?

Melissa SweetMar 24, 20113 Comments

Thanks to the Climate and Health Alliance for allowing this cross-post. Fiona Armstrong, founder and convenor of the C

A season of disasters...including for community-based health services

Melissa SweetFeb 8, 20115 Comments

In the wake of floods and other disasters, debate about the flood levy, looming budget cuts, and

How can the health portfolio contribute to the floods rebuild?

Melissa SweetJan 27, 20114 Comments

During a National Press Club address in Canberra today, the Prime Minister Julia Gillard is expected to announce spending cuts and a temporary levy on taxpayers to help fund the foods r

In the wake of the floods, will we see innovation? Some health workforce matters...

Melissa SweetJan 21, 20113 Comments

In the aftermath of the floods, we can expect to hear plenty about the health needs of rural communities, especially around mental health. No doubt this will lead, as usual, to a foc