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Australian COVID-19 policy responses: Good for health equity or a missed opportunity?

Friel, Sharon; Goldman, Sharni; Townsend, Belinda; Schram, Ashley


COVID-19 shines a spotlight on social and health inequities: the already widening inequities in life expectancy, premature death, noncommunicable diseases and mental health issues in Australia will get worse as a consequence of COVID-19 if progressive, long-term multisectoral action is not taken. This report examines the health equity implications of 156 social and economic policy measures introduced by the Australian Federal and State/Territory Governments in response to the pandemic. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)
Date published: 2020-08
Type: Report (Research)
DOI: 10.25911/7NEE-XJ68
Access Rights: Open Access


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