Image on left says "#Vote For Public Health, six priorities to ensure Victorians are healthy in future." On the right are the logos of the PHAA, Australian Health Promotion Association, and the Australasian Epidemiological Association.

An election on health lacking vision beyond hospitals: why Victoria must invest in Public Health and prevention

PHAA Victoria Prevention Subcommittee The PHAA’s Victorian branch, in partnership with the Australian Health Promotion Association and Australasian Epidemiological Association, … More

Black Lives Matter protests should proceed – safely

Two hugely important public health objectives – Black Lives Matter and COVID-19 have been framed as competing imperatives. They are not. The Black Lives Matter movement in Australia seeks to highlight the deplorable circumstances of disadvantage and discrimination experienced by Australia’s First people.

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Where do you fit? Tokenistic, ally – or accomplice?

This National Reconciliation Week is a good time to decide where you fit – how can you support the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Just three per cent of the Australian population, are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We need the other 97 per cent of Australians to do the heavy lifting if we are ever to see true reconciliation.

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Navigating COVID-19 social distancing rules for Aboriginal people

Social distancing is largely self-regulated, with people generally doing the right thing on their own. The police are enforcing these important public health guidelines, notably in public places. But are police enforcing restrictions equally, without any racial discrimination?