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A nation's health divided

24th June 2015

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Sharon Friel

Sharon joined RegNet as Professor of Health Equity in May 2014 and became Director in July 2014. She also serves as the Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the Australian National University.

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Sharon Friel and Fran Baum, co-directors of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Centre of Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health have published an article on Croakey discussing a new report from the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS), titled ‘Inequality in Australia: A nation divided’.

“The release of the ACOSS report this week has once again highlighted the existence of widening income and wealth inequities in Australia, the dangers they pose and the ways in which public policy and responsive regulation can intervene to reduce them”, they write.

Read the entire article on Croakey.

Read the ACOSS report.

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