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The topic for the 2016 Boyer Lecture series is Fair Australia: social equity and the health gap and was presented by Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London. The following lectures were broadcast throughout September on ABC Radio National: Lecture one: Health inequalities and the causes of the causes […]
Adams M (2016) My journey through the academic mist Torrens, ACT: Magpie Goose Publishing
Minogue CC (2016) Cognitive decline in Aboriginal Australians: the impact of education and early life factors Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Sydney: Sydney
Arjunan P, Poder N, Welsh K, Bellear L, Heathcote J, Wright D, Millen E, Spinks M, Williams M, Wen LM (2016) Smoking among Aboriginal adults in Sydney, Australia Health Promotion Journal of Australia; 27: (66-69)
Zhang A, Hughes JT, Brown A, Lawton PD, Cass A, Hoy W, O’Dea K, Maple-Brown LJ (2016) Resting heart rate, physiological stress and disadvantage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: analysis from a cross-sectional study BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; 16: 36 Retrieved 11 February 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-016-0211-9
Two critical reports were released last week; the Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2016, and the Closing the gap – progress and priorities report prepared by the Close the Gap Steering Committee.
Holland C (2016) Close the Gap: progress and priorities report 2016 Canberra: Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2016) Closing the gap Prime Minister’s report 2016 Canberra: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Mellor D, McCabe M, Ricciardelli L, Mussap A, Tyler M (2015) Toward an understanding of the poor health status of Indigenous Australian men Qualitative Health Research; Online before print: ()
Bailie J, Schierhout G, Laycock A, Kelaher M, Percival N, O’Donoghue L, McNeair T, Bailie R (2015) Determinants of access to chronic illness care: a mixed-methods evaluation of a national multifaceted chronic disease package for Indigenous Australians BMJ Open; 5(11): e008103 Retrieved 27 November 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008103