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    • IMPACT OF THE 2014-15 FEDERAL BUDGET ON INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES 

      Russell, Lesley (2014-06-30)
      This analysis looks at the Indigenous provisions in the 2014-15 federal Budget. This is done in the light of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding, and is supported, where this is possible, by data ...
    • Indigenous health checks; a failed policy in need of scrutiny (2009/10) 

      Russell, Lesley (2014-06-30)
      As the evidence mounts that efforts to close the gap’ on Indigenous disadvantage are faltering,and with the recognition that much more is needed to address the health care needs across all Indigenous communities, we are ...
    • Indigenous Provisions in the 2015-16 Budget 

      Russell, Lesley (2015-06-23)
      This analysis looks at the Indigenous provisions in the 2015-16 federal Budget. This is done in the light of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding, and is supported, where this is possible, by data ...
    • MENTAL HEALTH AND RELATED PROVISIONS IN THE 2014-15 FEDERAL BUDGET 

      Russell, Lesley (2014-06-12)
      This paper presents the author’s analysis of the mental health and related provisions in the Australian Government’s 2014‐15 Budget in the context of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding support. This ...
    • Mental health provisions in the 2011-12 budget 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2011-05)
      For health policy analysts who have attempted to follow the way that federal funds are spent on mental health services over the years and the success or otherwise of these investments, this task has become increasingly ...
    • Perceptions of economic hardship and implications for illness management: a survey of general practitioners in western Sydney 

      Beaton, Angela; Usherwood, Tim; Leeder, Stephen; Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2011-01)
      The present study aimed to understand the options available to general practitioners (GPs) practising in Western Sydney to help patients experiencing economic hardship to manage their illnesses and the implications of these ...
    • POVERTY, CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH IN PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES 

      Russell, Lesley (menz, 2009-04)
      This paper does not aim to present policies and strategies that might be adopted by Australia and the US, separately and together, to address the environmental and health problems that confront Pacific Island countries. ...
    • Poverty, climate change and health in pacific island countries 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2011-04)
      This is an updated version of a paper previously released in April 2009 and prepared during my tenure at the University of Sydney.1 The impact of the environment on health and the health consequences of global warming are ...
    • Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2007-10)
      The Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998 requires the Secretaries to the Treasury and the Department of Finance and Administration to release a pre-election report that provides updated information on the economic and fiscal ...
    • A REFORM PROPOSAL FOR MATERNITY SERVICES IN AUSTRALIA 

      Boxall, Anne-marie; Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009)
      The purpose of this paper is to outline a policy framework for improving the standard of maternity services in Australia. This framework does not address many of the longer-term issues under consideration by the Rudd ...
    • SCORECARD ON GOVERNMENT HEALTH COMMITMENTS 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008-09)
      Scorecard on Government Health Commitments 2008
    • Scorecard on Government Health Commitments 

      Russell, Lesley; Beaton, Angela (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009-07)
      While the Rudd Government has delivered on quite a few of its pre-election commitments, obesity and dental health are two of the stand-out issues yet to be addressed in any depth. Australia is one of the most overweight ...
    • AN UPDATE ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009-06)
      AN UPDATE ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES INCLUDING AN ANALYSIS OF 2009-2010 MENTAL HEALTH BUDGETS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH AND STATE AND TERRITORY GOVERNMENTS
    • WHY BOWEL CANCER SCREENING IS A NEEDED HEALTH CARE INVESTMENT 

      Wenham, Sarah; Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2011-03)
      This year 17,000 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer, every week 80 people will die from this disease, and the cost of treatment will hit $1 billion. So it is shocking to realise that Australia’s nascent National ...