Stephen Leeder and Anne-Marie Boxall on the proposed changes to Medicare and the lack of dissent surrounding them
Health facts and priorities each fortnight from the Centre for Policy Development and the Australian Health Policy Institute
Elizabeth Evatt discusses the fundamental nature of human rights and their importance in a modern, compassionate society
One of the universal burdens today is the increasing level of complexity in everyone's lives. From the poor to the rich, everything seems to be hard to understand, time consuming and bureaucratic. Business has pushed… more
John Menadue argues that we could gain more from Health Sector resources if we re-direct our attention from a hospital and sickness model to a primary care and wellbeing model.
In early June 2005 the Council of Australian Governments meeting, the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers acknowledged the need for health workforce reform. A report is expected from the Productivity Commission by the end… more
Australian society is one of monumental self delusion. In public discourse, we congratulate ourselves for our ‘fair-go’ dealings with each other. Our alleged egalitarianism and ‘mateship’ is perpetuated by the… more
Graham Young on the corporatization of politics and responses to that phenomenon.
Cavan Hogue on our national identity and its relationship to values.