‘We were all stuffed’: Spike in drinking during COVID-19 among working mums

New studies by La Trobe University have lifted the lid on the impact of additional responsibilities women assumed by ‘default’ during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a worrying spike in drinking among working mothers. Participants noted the lack of control they felt over their everyday lives and drinking as they juggled working from home, parenting, household, […]

Survey of continence care for health professionals

Are you a healthcare professional that provides continence care services? The Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care wants to learn about your experiences with professional training services/continence initiatives delivered under the National Continence Program. Sharing your views with the Continence Policy and Research Project will help the Government gain valuable data on the […]

Health advocates join calls for urgent action on ‘dangerous’ air pollution

The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) has joined advocates calling for a strong fuel efficiency standard to reduce the incidence of asthma, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions, neurodegenerative disorders and premature deaths in Australia, in response to the federal government’s consultation on the Standard closing today. CAHA joins other transport advocates in recommending a starting Standard […]