Mental Health in Australia: A State of Urgency

2005 - Volume 8 Number 1

Mental health in Australia today is in crisis. Under the National Mental Health Strategy institutional care has moved to community based care, but this has evolved with no effective management system that is able to provide high quality primary care or the necessary support structures to live productively within the wider community.


Consumerism and the silly season

2004 - Volume 7 Number 8

While Christmas sees Australians heading for the shops in record numbers, consumerism happens all year round. But excessive consumerism can have harmful effects on both people and the planet


Crisis in Dafur: The hidden war of Sudan

2004 - Volume 7 Number 7

Recent conflict in this western region of the Sudan has exacerbate an ongoing political struggle over power and resources that has seen more than 2 million people die since 1983.


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