The Human Cost of Power

The Human Cost of Power is a new film that  explores the significant health impacts associated with the massive expansion of coal mining and unconventional gas extraction (fracking) in Australia. This film is an eye-opener. It was directed by science journalist Alexandra...

Register4 research

Have you ever thought about participating in health research but never got round to it? Or are you a health professional who needs to conduct research and want to shorten the participant recruitment process? Then you might be interested in...
Nurses and midwives are calling on all governments to work with our professions to support the health and wellbeing of our community. There are currently 374,216 nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurses and midwives,...
Hot on the heels of huge cuts to education last week, the O'Farrell state Government announced that $3billion would go from the health budget - $775 million would be cut over four years as part of a 'labour expense...
By Mike Daube, Professor of Health Policy at Curtin University. This article was originally published at The Conversation. Beyond the recent publicity around cuts to health and other portfolios, something deeply disturbing – even sinister – is occurring in Queensland....
Hot on Health is hot online. Its creator and star, primary health nurse Robbie Bedbrook, explains why he created it. The biggest lesson I have learned as a nurse, and as a person, is that there is no healthcare without...

Positive living with HIV

Guest post by Adrian Ogier, the editor of Positive Living, published by the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA). There are two recent bits of important HIV news pertaining to Australia: firstly, Melbourne will host the next...
A special seminar on Environmental Health will be held at the NSWNMA in Waterloo (south Sydney) on Friday 14 March, with international speaker Dr Barbara Sattler and guests Fiona Armstrong and Teresa Lewis discussing fracking, coal seam gas, climate change and their impact on...
The World Breastfeeding Week’s 25th year in 2017 starts today. WBW2017 celebrates working together for the common good, which produces sustainable results, greater than the sum of our individual efforts. Find WBW on Facebook. Download a beautiful poster for your workplace...
HIV diagnoses have hit a seven-year low in Australia, but the trends among heterosexual men are less encouraging. A report by the Kirby Institute at the University of NSW found that among gay and...