December 16, 2015 5 Comments
What healthcare measures are in this year's MYEFO?
August 31, 2015 1 Comment
The Croakey project initially began as an intervention into public debate with the aim of encouraging a wider, deeper discussion about health. It will continue that legacy.
April 10, 2015 1 Comment
A new project aims to reverse misleading and harmful notions about Aboriginal criminality and, in turn, to help promote better treatment of indigenous people.
February 3, 2014
The difference in public perception of physical and mental health issues is plain to see in the recent outrage over allegations involving navy personnel and asylum seekers.
August 26, 2013
Melissa Sweet has taken apart the Coalition's health policy and found it lightweight and lacking in detail.
July 29, 2013 3 Comments
Lessons from a report on Aboriginal health issues can be transferred to journalism.
May 15, 2013 2 Comments
The health sector is reporting only on a very limited portion of the budget, rather than approaching all policies through the lens of health. Is this the right approach?
March 11, 2013
February 25, 2013
What should be the focus of health debate in an election year? Crikey blog Croakey asked health researchers, lobbyists and professionals what they want to see from the the federal election campaign — particularly the role of the media in examining policy initiatives and driving the debate … Fiona Armstrong, Climate and Health Alliance: To […]
December 21, 2012
Such terrible, devastating news. Health economist Professor Gavin Mooney and his partner Delys Weston have been murdered in Tasmania. Gavin will be known to regular readers of Crikey’s health blog Croakey as a prolific contributor since this blog’s start and an active Crikey commenter. Delys had recently completed her PhD in the political economy of global warming. Mooney will […]