People across Australia face complex and intersecting problems that affect their health. Many, particularly among populations subjected to multiple socioeconomic disadvantages, require assistance that doesn’t necessarily fit into separate boxes for health, legal and other services. For example, issues pertaining to family violence, poor quality housing, mental health or financial debt. These problems traverse legal and health systems and require integrated solutions. Yet, our existing systems are structured in a way that approaches problems as though they are isolated and distinct.
Read the latest paper on Health Justice Australia, written by RegNet scholars.