Policy Issues

Policy Issues
National strategy improving access and outcomes for people with pain

The National Pain Strategy has been a catalyst for major change in the way pain is understood and managed in Australia. All Australian states have now adopted...More

By Lesley Brydon
Painaustralia

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Policy Issues
Pumped Hydro Energy Storage – pumped rural health

Our health is strongly influenced by social and environmental factors. Pumped Hydro Energy Storage systems could bring new industries and jobs to rural and remote areas;...More

By Andrew Phillips
National Rural Health Alliance

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Policy Issues
The importance of broadband to health outcomes in rural and remote Australia

Secure, stable and universally available broadband would bring many opportunities for the Royal Flying Doctor Service to extend and expand its services, po...More

By Martin Laverty
Royal Flying Doctor Service

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Policy Issues
Elder abuse – inquiry into the laws protecting vulnerable older Australians

As Australia’s population ages and the vulnerabilities of older people increase, the potential for elder abuse grows....More

By Marie-Claire Muir
Australian Law Reform Commission

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Policy Issues
Heart maps reveal more hospital admissions for heart conditions in rural and remote Australia

Australian Heart Maps are a national online platform for comparing heart disease indicators across Australia....More

By Jane Potter, Gillian Mangan, Rohan…
National Heart Foundation, KTZ Consulting

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