Welcome to a column for those who don’t have time or inclination for Twitter-scrolling.
This week, we celebrate Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue’s recent birthday, listen up to Dr Monique Ryan in Federal Parliament, share some selfies from the Garma Festival, and also bring the latest news in global health and public health, as well as the social and cultural determinants of health.
Scroll to the end to find out about upcoming events that look interesting.
Happy auspicious birthday
Read the speech here. It begins: Ngarra ga Buku guru-pan Gumatj, Yothu Yindi nha go Yolgnu mala. [Translation: I pay my respect to Gumatj, Yothu Yindi and Yolngu Mala.]
A political divide on masking up was again evident in the Federal Parliament.
Climate health crisis
Social determinants of health
Global health and public health