What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 02, 2018

Closing the Gap – 2018 Prime Ministers Report

By |2018-02-13T10:16:23+10:00February 13th, 2018|Articles, 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?, What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?|Comments Off on Closing the Gap – 2018 Prime Ministers Report

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR9Hkl_y3ho&feature=youtu.beClosing the Gap is the Government funded program aimed to close the gap between health inequities between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Each year, the Government releases the Prime Ministers report on this program identifying which aspects are on track to achieve the targets in the specified time and which are [...]

10 11, 2016

Australia’s Health 2016 – Socioeconomically Disadvantaged People

By |2016-11-10T06:00:57+10:00November 10th, 2016|Articles, Australia's Health 2016, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Australia’s Health 2016 – Socioeconomically Disadvantaged People

Australia's Institute of Health and Welfare released Australia's Health 2016 earlier this year and the up-date has further confirmed the poor health statues of socioeconomically disadvantaged people. Australia's Health 2016 indicated that socioeconomically disadvantaged people were more likely to suffer illness, disability, and have a lower life expectancy. Socioeconomically disadvantaged people were 1.3 times more likely to suffer asthma, [...]

8 11, 2016

Australia’s Health 2016 – Mental Health

By |2016-11-08T06:32:36+10:00November 8th, 2016|Articles, Australia's Health 2016, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Australia’s Health 2016 – Mental Health

Australian's aged 18-85 experiencing a mental health disorder in their lifetime. Continuing to look at Australia's Health 2016, this post will focus on the mental health of Australians as a major health topic and one of our priority health issues for HSC PDHPE. Australia's Health 2016 indicates that almost half of Australians will experience [...]

22 09, 2016

Australia’s Health 2016 – Cancer

By |2016-09-23T15:10:36+10:00September 22nd, 2016|Articles, Australia's Health 2016, Health Priorities in Australia, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Australia’s Health 2016 – Cancer

Australia's Health 2016 identified that cancer is not the number 1 cause of death in Australia. Cancer includes a large number of cancer types and it is the combination of these that makes cancer the number 1 cause, as there are over 100 types of cancer. Although the number of new cases of cancer continues [...]

21 09, 2016

Australia’s Health 2016 – Part 1

By |2016-09-21T14:13:05+10:00September 21st, 2016|Articles, Australia's Health 2016, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Australia’s Health 2016 – Part 1

In recent weeks the Australian institute of Health and Welfare released Australia's Health 2016. This document is the most up-to-date document on the health of Australia as a nation. This article is the first in a series to highlight some of the key things from Australia's Health 2016 that are relevant for HSC PDHPE students. First, the [...]

22 08, 2016

Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia

By |2016-08-22T08:12:34+10:00August 22nd, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia

The question "Outline TWO groups most at risk for cardiovascular disease in Australia" comes from the 2014 HSC PDHPE exam and is question number 21, worth 3 marks. The term outline, simply means: Sketch in general terms; indicate the main features of Therefore, you are not required to provide a large amount of information about [...]

11 08, 2016

Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

By |2016-08-11T13:45:03+10:00August 11th, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

This sample answer is for the question "Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders". "Explain the nature and extent of health inequities within Australia for one group OTHER than Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders" is question 23 from the 2014 HSC PDHPE [...]

3 08, 2016

Cardiovascular disease in brief

By |2016-08-03T16:59:22+10:00August 3rd, 2016|Articles, example, Health Priorities in Australia, HSC PDHPE, What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?|Comments Off on Cardiovascular disease in brief

Cardiovascular disease in brief is any disease of the circulatory system. That is it includes: strokes, heart attacks, angina and more. Here are a few statistics on CVD you may like to remember for HSC PDHPE: 1 in 5 Australians have it it is the leading cause of death accounting for 30% of all deaths currently [...]