Advocacy & News

detention harms health protest, students holding signs
April 2018
Hyde Park, Sydney

On April 7th, the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) will be holding a student march for refugees in protest of Australia’s ongoing policy of mandatory, offshore detention in Manus Island and Nauru. This policy is currently jeopardising the lives and wellbeing of hundreds of

March 2018
Western Australia

A new Early Years Initiative launched last week will see Telethon Kids and the Minderoo Foundation, working together as CoLab, partner with Government to improve development outcomes for children from

March 2018
Australia’s states and territories have joined forces in a unique and transformative partnership thatharnesses technology to improve the health and well-being of Australian children.
March 2018
CareTrack Kids is a landmark national study on the standard of healthcare for children in Australia. The study found that children received care in-line with clinical practice guideline recommendations on average 60 percent (59.8%) of the time for 17 common medical conditions.
March 2018
Orders are now being taken for the new edition of the Monash Children’s Paediatric Emergency Medication Book!
March 2018
Lead author Rebecca Mitchell from Macquarie University's Australian Institute of Health Innovation has published a paper titled, "Intentional self-harm and assault hospitalisations and treatment cost of children in Australia over a 10-year period".