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    • 2013‐14 BUDGET: Analysis of Health and Ageing Provisions 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2013-06)
      This paper presents the author’s analysis of the Health and Ageing provisions in the Australian Government’s 2013-14 Budget in the context of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding support. This work ...
    • The 2016 US Presidential Race: Politics, Policy & Provocation 

      Russell, Lesley (2016-08-17)
      US presidential races are always fiercely fought, protracted, expensive and reflective of the times: the 2016 campaign will be one for the history books. The July conventions are expected to result in Hillary Clinton's ...
    • 2016‐17 Budget Indigenous Affairs 

      Russell, Lesley (2016-05-23)
      This analysis looks at the Indigenous provisions in the 2016-17 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 ...
    • Analysis of 2014-15 Health Budget: Unfair and Unhealthy 

      Russell, Lesley (2014-09-23)
      This analysis looks at the health and related provisions in the Australian Government’s 2014-15 Budget. This is done in the light of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding, and is supported, where ...
    • ANALYSIS OF INDIGENOUS HEALTH BUDGET 2008-09 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008-06)
      The Rudd Government has set ambitious targets for closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage with respect to life expectancy, child mortality, access to early childhood education, educational attainment and employment ...
    • AN ANALYSIS OF THE 2008-09 HEALTH BUDGET 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008)
      AN ANALYSIS OF THE 2008-09 HEALTH BUDGET
    • AN ANALYSIS OF THE 2008-09 STATE AND TERRITORY HEALTH BUDGETS 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008)
    • ANALYSIS OF THE 2009-10 HEALTH BUDGET 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009-06)
      This analysis looks at the health and ageing and related provisions in the 2009-10 Commonwealth Budget in the context of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding support. The opinions expressed are ...
    • AN ANALYSIS OF THE 2009-10 STATE AND TERRITORY HEALTH BUDGETS 

      Russell, Lesley; Beaton, Angela (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009-08)
      This analysis of the 2009-10 State and Territory Health Budgets has been prepared by assessing the budget commitments, as we found them in the publicly available budget papers and related information, against the partnership ...
    • ANALYSIS OF THE 2010-2011 HEALTH AND AGEING BUDGET 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2010)
      The 2010-11 Budget and the raft of health care reform announcements that preceded it will supply the platform on which the Rudd Government will run in the forthcoming election. It deserves scrutiny to determine if it ...
    • ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S 2009-2010 INDIGENOUS BUDGET 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009)
      The 2009-10 Budget contains $1.271 billion / 5 years in new spending for Indigenous initiatives. Of this new spending, $807.4 million is allocated to initiatives in the Northern Territory. The Northern Territory Emergency ...
    • Analysis of the Federal Health Budget and Related Provisions 2015-16 

      Russell, Lesley; Menzies Centre for Health Policy (2015-07-07)
      This analysis looks at the health and related provisions in the Australian Government’s 2015-16 Budget. This is done in the light of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding, and is supported, where ...
    • ANALYSIS OF THE HEALTH PROVISIONS IN THE 2012-13 MID-YEAR ECONOMIC AND FISCAL OUTLOOK (MYEFO) 

      Russell, Lesley (2013-05-29)
      This paper looks at the health provisions in the 2012-13 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2012 13 (MYEFO). It is done in the light of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding and is supported by ...
    • AN ASSESSMENT OF COMMONWEALTH MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008-07)
      Mental illness is a major social and economic burden for individuals, the health care system and the nation. One out of every five Australians will experience some form of mental illness each year, and three out of every ...
    • BUDGET 2007-08 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2007-05)
      The purpose of the MYEFO report is to provide updated information to allow the assessment of the Government's fiscal performance against the fiscal strategy set out in the current Budget Papers (ie Budget Paper No. 1).
    • BUDGET 2008-09 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 

      Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2008)
      The Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998 requires the Treasurer to publicly release and table a Mid-year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) report by the end of January in each year, or within 6 months after the last ...
    • BUDGET 2009-10: A HEALTHY MID YEAR ECONOMIC AND FISCAL OUTLOOK? 

      Russell, Lesley; Beaton, Angela (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2009-11)
      The purpose of the MYEFO report is to provide updated information to allow the assessment of the Government’s fiscal performance against the fiscal strategy set out in the current Budget Papers. The Treasurer must publicly ...
    • CLOSING THE GAP ON INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE: An analysis of provisions in the 2013-14 Budget and implementation of the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package 

      Russell, Lesley (2013-05-29)
      This paper presents the author’s analysis of the Indigenous provisions in the Australian Government’s 2013-14 Budget in the context of current and past strategies, policies, programs and funding support. It also looks at ...
    • Closing the Gap on Indigenous Disadvantage: Progress towards this important goal 

      Russell, Lesley; Wenham, Sarah (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2010-07)
      In the early days of his Prime Ministership, Kevin Rudd committed to ‘closing the gap’ on Indigenous disadvantage. Time is ticking in terms of the self imposed timeframe on several of these targets. It’s not clear how ...
    • Dental and Oral Health 

      Leeder, Stephen; Russell, Lesley (Menzies Centre for Health Policy, 2007-09)
      Tooth and gum diseases affect the lives of many Australians; their job opportunities may be restricted, productivity and self-esteem reduced, speech impeded, and the pain, discomfort and difficulties with eating affect ...