Privatisation of Australian prisons

New research has cast a spotlight on the privatisation of Australian prisons as state governments seek to reduce costs, but experts warn similar experiments have failed […]

$24.6m boost for medical research

From diabetes, cancer and heart disease to chronic pain and major depression, 12 new research grants announced today cap off a big year for Flinders medical […]

Unmasking the ugly effects of discrimination

Despite laws, anti-racism campaigns and strategies for social inclusion, stigma and discrimination remain a major problem in Australian society, Flinders public health researcher Dr Anna Ziersch says.

Disadvantaged left behind in digital age

As more health services go online in a bid to widen their reach, marginalised groups including the unemployed, elderly, disabled and educationally disadvantaged risk being left behind.