Blood cancer can develop in anyone, at any time. Alys Holz from the Leukaemia Foundation explains how you can change someone's life by giving up your hair for a little while at the World’s Greatest Shave.
Get sponsored to shave your hair between 12-15 March 2015 and support the Leukaemia Foundation in helping people with blood cancer. If you are not quite brave enough, you can always colour your hair instead.
The 3rd December is International Day of People with Disability. Craig Wallace explains how an ambitious grassroots examination puts the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) back in touch with those paying the premium and ordinary people with disabilities.
The Society for Progress and Wellbeing is a movement where progress and wellbeing considerations will be just as important as financial considerations in decision making. Its Director Andrew Thornton says the Society wants to inspire like-minded people to champion this concept.
Professor Peter Brooks AM is Professorial Fellow of the Centre for Health Policy School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne. At the recent Global Access Partners Summit on Education he addressed some of the major challenges for our health system.
Dry July is a fundraiser which challenges you to go booze-free for a month to support adults living with cancer. Brett Macdonald, Dry July co-founder, explains how the initiative is going from strength to strength.
Go Red this June and raise money to help beat the single biggest killer of Australian women. The Heart Foundation is leading the fight against heart disease. Dress red, eat red … Anything goes as long as it’s red.
Watching a loved person die is painful and confronting. Don Campbell urges patients and their families to have their own difficult conversations in advance to help doctors provide compassionate care at the end of a life well lived.
The current health care system is under enormous pressure. Deon Schoombie, Executive Director of the Australian Self Medication Industry, wants a national conversation on how self care can be more fully integrated into our health care policy.