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
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.
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".