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Farmers Market, Image Credit: Alpha (Flickr)

Research Opportunities for Hons / Masters students in the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence on the Social Determinants of Health Equity

Many Australians will live shorter lives than others not because of their genetics or the lifestyle choices they make but rather because of the conditions in which they live and the opportunities t

Aboriginal child

How The Gap Widened

Poverty and the quality of life has worsened in many Aboriginal communities, particularly those in remote Australia.

Time for costly medicine monopolies to go from TPP trade talks

Negotiators from 11 countries have been racing to resurrect the near-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend. Dr Townsend discusses potential changes in the pipeline for rules affecting biologic drugs, an expensive class of medicines often used to treat conditions such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

Image: Factory workers at GMH Adelaide in late 1960s

As deindustrialisation gathers pace, what does this mean for the health of local communities?

Many communities globally are facing considerable changes to employment conditions as economies lose their traditional manufacturing base and attempt to transition to an economy based on advanced manufacturing and knowledge based industries.

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The NBN and Australia's Digital Divide

Opinion piece by Ashley Schram in The Conversation

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