Opinion

Philip Clarke, Professor of Health Economics, University of Melbourne and Peter Sivey, Associate Professor, School of Economics, Finance and Marketing, RMIT University Good health data and statistics should be a priority of politicians across Australia. Hospital death rates provide important performance data, giving patients more information and help improve the...

Jim Gillespie, Deputy Director, Menzies Centre for Health Policy & Associate Professor in Health Policy, University of Sydney Greg Hunt was today announced as federal health (and sport) minister following Sussan Ley’s resignation. Can Hunt implement the series of major reviews of spending programs launched under Ley?...

Carol Maher, National Heart Foundation Senior Research Fellow in Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep, University of South Australia and Tim Olds, Professor of Health Sciences, University of South Australia Physical inactivity has been shown to be one of the most powerful, modifiable risk factors for all causes of death...

Gaetan Burgio, Geneticist and Group Leader, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University Last week's announcement of the distribution of NHMRC grant funding provoked mixed reactions. Is the funding distribution fair? ...