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Populate or Perish! The Population Imperative
(Radio Adelaide, 2001)
Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Elder Hall, 11:30am, Friday 13 July, 2001. Chaired by Doug McEachern.
'Faking til you make it': Social capital accumulation of individuals on low incomes living in contrasting socio-economic neighbourhoods and its implications for health and wellbeing
People on low-income living in low socio-economic neighbourhoods have poorer health in comparison with those living in advantaged neighbourhoods. To explore neighbourhood effects on health and social capital creation, the ...
New norms new policies: Did the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence scheme encourage new thinking about promoting well-being and Health in All Policies?
Health systems have long been criticised for focussing on curing rather than preventing disease. This paper examines to what extent the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence (ATiR) scheme contributed to the change in norms whereby ...
Policy environments and job loss: Lived experience of retrenched Australian automotive workers
(Sage Journals, 2012-09-06)
Job loss has negative consequences for health and evidence shows that the agency of workers experiencing job loss is affected by labour market and welfare policy. The policy environment into which workers emerge after ...
Interagency collaboration in primary mental health care: lessons from the Partners in Recovery program
BACKGROUND: Collaborative care is a means of improving outcomes particularly for people with complex needs. The Partners in Recovery (PIR) program, established in Australia in 2012, provides care coordination to facilitate ...
Comprehensive primary health care under neo-liberalism in Australia
This paper applies a critical analysis of the impact of neo-liberal driven management reform to examine changes in Australian primary health care (PHC) services over five years. The implementation of comprehensive approaches ...
“Never mind the logic, give me the numbers”: Former Australian health ministers’ perspectives on the social determinants of health
The articulation of strong evidence and moral arguments about the importance of social determinants of health (SDH) and health equity has not led to commensurate action to address them. Policy windows open when, simultaneously, ...
Positive and negative impacts of job loss on family life: the perceptions of Australian car workers
(Australian Council of Social Service, 2011)
This article contributes to research on the impact of job loss on families. It is based on survey responses from 371 workers and in‑depth interviews with 39 of them about the family impacts of their job loss from the ...
What makes health impact assessments successful? Factors contributing to effectiveness in Australia and New Zealand
(BioMed Central, 2015-10-03)
Background While many guidelines explain how to conduct Health Impact Assessments (HIAs), less is known about the factors that determine the extent to which HIAs affect health considerations in the decision making ...
The potential for multi-disciplinary primary health care services to take action on the social determinants of health: actions and constraints
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2013-05-10)
The Commission on the Social Determinants of Health and the World Health Organization have called for action to address the social determinants of health. This paper considers the extent to which primary health care services ...