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The broad mix of contributors, topics and prolific tweets combine to make it a valuable and lively source of news and food for thought for all Australians. Croakey is now well established as compulsory reading for influencers and observers in health and medicine in Australia and internationally – and rightly so. Gemma Crawford Using the proportion of persons aged between 65 and 79 years as an indicator of age, there was moderate correlation (0.393) between the proportion of aged persons in an electorate and the likelihood of placing a coalition party as the first preference. • Dr Ruth McCausland is Director of Research and Evaluation, Yuwaya Ngarra-li, Your email address will not be published.

Croakey is one of the few places where public health "activists" can vent their spleen...It's also a useful place for journalists/media to find contacts who can speak intelligently on public health issues. Professor Sharon Friel Chief Health Officer, Assistant Director General, Public Health, WA Department of Health. Fron Jackson-Webb Leanne Wells Thank you Croakey. We connect, collaborate, and evolve.

We connect, collaborate, and evolve. The top map shows the first party preference by electorate. Chief Health Officer, Assistant Director General, Public Health, WA Department of Health. Electorates with a higher proportion of self-described 'labourers' had a strong correlation with voting for the United Australia Party (0.605), and a moderate correlation of voting for One Nation (0.380). If you would like to support this work, donations can be made here. Gordon Gregory The impact of this has been felt starkly in the small remote town of Walgett. Croakey is the platform where health issues are dissected from every angle – from the complex impact on health arising from social, economic and environmental policies, to the influence of vested interests on public health, and insightful analysis of health care policies. Community members describe those rivers as their ‘lifeblood’. We love the difference Croakey makes to the health conversation in Australia. Marie McInerney National Rural Health Alliance. The Yuwaya Ngarra-li team and researchers from the George Institute for Global Health produced community briefing materials for Forum attendees which provided: Secretary of the Dharriwaa Elders Group Virginia Robinson welcomed Forum guests. When the Walgett IGA burnt down last year and when our community faced relying on low quality bore water with high levels of sodium after local rivers dried up, it became clear that the emergency food and water needs of remote communities have not been “war-gamed.” This is starkly apparent again now. Required fields are marked *. 1 Australian Greens; 68 Australian Labor Party; 1 Centre Alliance; 3 Independent; 1 Katter's Australian Party; 22 Liberal National Party of Queensland; 44 Liberal Party of Australia; 10 The Nationals; State/Territory. Improving the health of the Namoi and Barwon rivers, Improving the quality of the domestic water supply, Expanding the community gardens and backyard gardens, Employment of Environmental Health Officers, Improving the fresh healthy food options in the school canteens, cafes and food outlets, Increasing health and wellbeing-oriented practices including exercise and a focus on mental wellbeing. There aren’t enough places for these debates, and important issues affecting the health of our community risk going unexplored. Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder But the current priority is to develop an urgent response to the food shortages in Walgett. Public Health Medical Advisor, 
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