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Orange Sky lights up the stage at FIA Conference

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 6th June 2022 -  Founded by two Brisbane boys fresh out of high school, Orange Sky is about more than just washing: it’s about the power of human connection. When Lucas Patchett and Laura Stokes from

Australia is failing marginalised people, and it shows in COVID death rates

Contributor, Monday, 21st February 2022 -  You’re more likely to survive COVID if you were born here, grew up speaking and reading English, are educated, and earn a good income, write Gemma Carey and Ben O’Mara. Newly released

Vaccines, villains and victories

Audette Exel, Thursday, 14th January 2021 -  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues there is a lot of focus on when Australians will get the vaccine – but almost no discussion of the global situation and the impact of vaccine nationalism,

Why big little brush?

Contributor, Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 -  It’s easy to take for granted the resources we have at our disposal, but having access to health and hygiene resources can lead to better outcomes for entire communities, writes social

The toll it takes

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, Thursday, 12th September 2019 -  It is time we recognised that better experiences among health, legal and social service practitioners will likely produce better outcomes in terms of the health and wellbeing of

AMA labels climate change a ‘health emergency’

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 4th September 2019 -  The Australian Medical Association has declared that climate change is a health emergency which threatens to bring infectious diseases, hunger and heat stress to people across

NDIS funding deal to help people with disability avoid lengthy hospital stays

Luke Michael, Thursday, 4th July 2019 -  Young people in nursing homes and others stuck in hospitals and aged care facilities will be among those to benefit from a new agreement that gives National Disability Insurance Scheme

Opinion

Is the Health and Human Services Sector a House of Cards?

Joe Short, Wednesday, 13th March 2019 -  Government agencies are increasingly procuring services from the same providers and this is creating risk across sectors. The health and human services sector is now delicately

More South Australians Struggling – Health and Housing

Dr Alice Clark, Thursday, 28th February 2019 -  Dr Alice Clark, the executive director of Shelter SA, reflects on the links between housing and health, following the release of a report looking at prescription data from people

Outback Alliance Launches in Hope of Better Representation

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 26th November 2018 -  An alliance of non-government and community groups have come together in a bid to make their voices heard in the Australian capital fighting for better outcomes in outback Australia.

Lack of Toilets Putting Half a Billion Children in Danger

Luke Michael, Monday, 19th November 2018 -  The health and education of 620 million children around the world is being threatened by a lack of decent toilets, new research warns. Sanitation and hygiene charity WaterAid released

Report Exposes Aboriginal Youth Health Issues

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 1st November 2018 -  Young Indigenous people are mostly happy and in good health, a report says, but they still face far greater challenges to their physical and mental wellbeing than their non-indigenous
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