Patients in remote and rural areas face grave inequalities in access to healthcare. Rebecca Tidswell outlines how the current framework is particularly ill-equipped to address the specific and complex demands of mental health issues.
The workplace is a breeding ground for mental illness stigma, writes Sam Ryan.
No media outlet would ever run a story featuring the N word as an adjective. Maddie Smith asks whether the same can be said for disparaging descriptions of mental illness.
The film opens with scenic, sparse dessert hills and cuts to a haunting image of an Afghan solider looking downcast. Alongside him is a slow-motion image of a young Afghan boy running and spinning his arms, carefree. But in the entire film, these are the only images we see from a warzone. The film instantly […]
This article is part of our February theme, which focuses on one of the great silences in the human rights conversation in Australia: Prisoners’ Rights. Read our Editorial for more on this theme. The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), to which Australia is a signatory, came into effect in 2008. Its […]