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Health

Tom Burton: government is about to change, big time

The new digital strategy promises to cut through a century of federalism gridlock, offering to overhaul a suite of complex multi-jurisdictional life events that could fuel major economy-wide changes across the many domains governments operate in. Read More

How do you define healthy in kids?

When you have a blood test, your results are compared to what’s considered ‘normal’ in order to work out suitable treatment, but this vital step is missing in diagnosing children. University of Melbourne's Associate Professor Vera Ignjatovic and Xavier Busuttil-Crellin explain their research aimed at understanding how to prevent, diagnose and treat disease in children. Read More

Inquiring into mental health

October has shone a spotlight on mental health at both the state and national level. First, the federal government announced a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support national mental wellbeing. A fortnight later, the Victorian Premier promised a royal commission into mental health if re-elected. Read More