This week, we bring a wide-ranging selection of news, recommend some new publications, congratulate the recipients of various awards and bring details of a stack of upcoming events, as well as details of consultations that may be of interest. Scroll to the end to find out more!
Stay safe during floods
Read the article cited above, ‘Cruise Ship Travel and the Spread of COVID-19 – Australia as a Case Study’
Read the article by Jack Waterford, who says: “Overall, there is nothing about the document, apart from the eminence of the reviewers, which puts it in higher stead than a piece of advocacy from the Institute of Public Affairs, the Grattan Institute or the Australia Institute.”
First Nations peoples’ health and wellbeing
Read article by Ray Kelly and colleagues, ‘ Inequities in obesity: Indigenous, culturally and linguistically diverse, and disability perspectives’.
The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme, which has assisted thousands of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry level health course, will be run by an Indigenous led organisation for the first time. Read more here.
Public health and digital platforms