We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
(Update, 27 July: A comment from the Federal Department of Health has been added at the bottom of this post Update, 28 July: An open letter from health academics at UTS has been added to this post) Doctors and academics are warning the Federal Government that the closure of the Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney […]
What a missed opportunity. The intense media interest in the Prime Minister’s recent visit to western Sydney created a perfect opening for some public debate about the wide-ranging factors that contribute to the health of communities, including the importance of place (and active transport options) for health. To paraphrase this important report (which argues for more […]
Professor Stephen Leeder – public health expert, blogger and poet (amongst other things) – has been chair of the Western Sydney Local Health District for the past year. In the article below, you can find out what the experience has taught him so far – about governance, the people who work in health care, the value […]