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Bringing Christmas wishes to kids in need

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Leading up to the festive season, the Starlight Children’s Foundation is working hard again to make wishes come true for hundreds of children battling a chronic or life-threatening illness. Louise Baxter asks everyone to ‘Join the Mission’ this Christmas.

How can we ensure Australians experience a ‘better’ death?

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People are living longer, and consequently the practice of medicine and the way we live and die has changed. Dr Zoe Keon-Cohen is part of a panel addressing the sensitive topic of end of life planning.

Host a dinner party and help kids with cancer

Home cooks are invited to arrange a dining experience in support of children living with cancer and their families with the Dine at Mine campaign. This is a fundraiser for the children’s cancer charity Camp Quality. Throughout August 2013, hosts invite family and friends to a dining experience and ask them to donate what they would have spent eating out to Camp Quality.

Beware of Dr Google

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Associate Prof Megan Munsie says it is incredibly important to make sure you get the facts before you pursue any form of treatment and don't rely on the internet for medical advice.

World Sight Day: Eliminating treatable blindness around the world

Jennifer Gersbeck's picture

It’s easy to dwell on the challenges that we face in eliminating preventable and treatable blindness around the world.


Long-term Disability Care and Support Scheme report released today

Les Pickett's picture

The Australian Government Productivity Commission report on a long-term disability care and support scheme released today. Read the Executive Summary or Full Report.

Virtual Maternity

Michael Gill's picture

Collaborative internet based technologies have a positive role to play in improving the reach and quality of ante-natal and post-natal services that can (largely) be delivered outside of the hospital.

The Right to Care that Works

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Jenni Beattie reporting back on the highlights from The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) 2010 Mental Health Summer Forum.


Remedy Healthcare and Health Reform

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This speech was presented by John Meckiff at the GAP/ACHR Congress on Australia’s Health on Monday 30 November 2009.

Talking about the 70s, 80s and 90s…

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Aged Care and Community Services Australia have established to get people talking about ageing and quality care.