Health Priorities in Australia

28 03, 2019

Students Learn To

By |2019-03-28T11:02:19+10:00March 28th, 2019|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Students Learn To

Every module/topic in HSC PDHPE has a whole list of dot points under "students learn to". These dot points should be used by you as you prepare for exams. Many students focus on learning the content as they prepare for exams for HSC PDHPE, the "students learn about" dot points and spend little time worrying [...]

28 08, 2018

Australia’s Health 2018 – Domestic Violence

By |2018-08-27T22:58:43+10:00August 28th, 2018|Articles, Australia's Health 2018, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDin7ywhRds One aspect from this report that I really did not enjoy reading is the section on violence in homes, and particularly against women. 1 in 6 women experiences physical and/or sexual violence from their partner. Take a moment to think about that and look around your classroom. If you have 6 or more girls [...]

10 08, 2018

How is epidemiology used to improve the health of Australians?

By |2018-08-10T11:40:56+10:00August 10th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on How is epidemiology used to improve the health of Australians?

https://youtu.be/l0PxhrDkKzI Click here If you want to complete the practice exam question walk through yourself, the link above will allow you to make a copy of the document used in the video, or you can use file>make a copy from the embedded file above..The HSC PDHPE 2012  exam, Question 23 asks "How is epidemiology used to [...]

6 08, 2018

Benefits and limitations of epidemiology

By |2018-08-06T12:57:43+10:00August 6th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, Resources|0 Comments

Epidemiology has a number of benefits as well as some limitations in relation to measuring health status and informing health promotion. Epidemiology uses statistics to provide a snapshot of a populations diseases, illnesses and disability. This snapshot is then used by various people and groups to inform health promotion and guide research. Epidemiology's benefits include identifying areas [...]

20 06, 2018

Australia’s Health 2018 – A quick summary

By |2018-06-20T10:59:57+10:00June 20th, 2018|Articles, Australia's Health 2018, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, Resources, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?|2 Comments

Australia's Health 2018 was released today and this article aims to give you a quick summary of this report. Firstly we expect our boys born last year to live to be 80.4 years old, while our girls get to live longer at 84.6 years. There is no surprise then that most of us rate our [...]

3 04, 2018

Explain the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities experienced by ONE group other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

By |2018-03-29T09:02:50+10:00April 3rd, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|0 Comments

Another student answer provided by Xanthe. Take some time to read through this sample answer to question 24 from the HSC PDHPE 2012: Explain the roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities experienced by ONE group other than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This question was worth 8 marks. Check out NESA's marking [...]

28 03, 2018

Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens.

By |2018-03-26T19:43:16+10:00March 28th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens.

Describe the advantages of Medicare for Australian citizens. comes from the 2012 HSC PDHPE exam. It is question 21 and is worth 3 marks. The answer provided, once again comes from Maja. Australia’s public health care system is supported by Medicare, which provides health care cover for all Australian’s. Introduced in 1984 by the Commonwealth [...]

27 03, 2018

Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population.

By |2018-03-26T19:41:17+10:00March 27th, 2018|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?, writing|Comments Off on Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population.

Compare the health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the broader Australian population. This is question 21. b) in the 2009 HSC PDHPE exam. The answer below was kindly provided by Melissa. ATSI population has relatively poorer health compared to the rest of the population. ATSI people have the largest gap in health [...]

23 03, 2018

To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

By |2018-03-22T15:08:26+10:00March 23rd, 2018|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians?

The 2015 HSC PDHPE exam, Questions 24 asks: To what extent is access to health care facilities and services equitable for all Australians? and is worth 8 Marks. Below is a lovely sample answer from Xanthe. Personally, I loved the first paragraph. It really sets up the rest of the answer and shows that the question [...]

21 03, 2018

How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter address the principles of social justice?

By |2018-03-21T10:13:52+10:00March 21st, 2018|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?|Comments Off on How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter address the principles of social justice?

As answers to past HSC questions begin to roll in via the form (at the bottom of this page) I thought I should begin to share some of the responses students are providing. The answer below is from Olivia and is an answer to the question "How do the five action areas of the Ottawa Charter [...]