Gabrielle Kuiper showcases five inspiring examples which demonstrate how good urban planning can reduce car use and urban sprawl.
In the second instalment of our series on education funding policy Michael Furtado argues that the Catholic Education sector needs to stop fighting old battles and start building common ground with its real allies.
Climate change is, without a doubt, the single biggest threat facing humanity. Yet the resistance of governments to tackling it is mind-boggling. The fumbling around by governments at all levels, the slowness with which they are even acknowledging climate change… more
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In the first of a series of responses to A Health Policy for Australia: reclaiming universal health care, Gavin Mooney argues for more emphasis on inequity, transparency, management, community participation in setting principles, Aboriginal health, and the problems in teaching… more
John Menadue explains why A Health Policy for Australia criticises the private insurance industry.
This is an edited transcript of John Dwyer's address to the launch of A Health Policy for Australia: reclaiming universal health care in Sydney on Tuesday October 10.
In Ian McAuley'’s address at the launch of ‘Reclaiming Universal Health Care’ he argued that our current health policies are ‘an extraordinary combination of East German bureaucratic intervention and Chicago-style radical libertarian economics’.
This is an extract from Hansard on Wednesday October 11, 2006. See here for the full transcript (pdf). (3.06 pm) Mrs Markus: ‘My question is addressed to the Minister for Health and Ageing. Is the minister aware of claims that… more