After a year's hiatus, NAPLAN testing starts up again from today, though the test remains divisive. How do other countries measure schooling performance? And what is the role of standardised testing in raising educational standards?
There are hopes that funding for mental health services will be increased in this week’s Federal Budget. However, experts remain concerned that any new funding may not be enough to meet the current need for help – which see some people end up emergency as a last resort – let alone expected increases in demand for services into the future.
You have a significant birthday coming up and have booked a pub for the party. Due to COVID-19, the attendance numbers have been reduced at the venue. In your excitement, you have inadvertently invited too many people and there is a risk some will be turned away. What should you do?
It's 2021 and. in NSW, there is a COVID-19 outbreak. There's a limited supply of vaccine, and case numbers have climbed to 100 a day. That is the hypothetical scenario at the centre of a newly published paper from the Kirby Institute. So, how does the research suggest we respond?
What responsibilities do commercial organisations have when the products and services they sell, result in us becoming unwell? As part of our series looking ahead to better health for all Australians by 2030, we focus on the intersection between business interests and public health, and how to strike that balance.
Tomorrow the recently-restored Derwent Hunter will prepare to set sail for a new life at sea, serving as a venue for cultural education as well as a platform to train the next generation of Indigenous, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander shipwrights and sailors.
Culture is recognised as a key factor in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. How can this knowledge contribute towards good health for all Indigenous Australians by 2030?