Topic: Health and Community

The Health and Community sector provides support to sustain and nurture the functioning of individuals, families and groups within the community to enhance their wellbeing.


Lessons from the pandemic – what health boards can do to succeed in an uncertain future

COVID-19 has been the greatest challenge in a generation for healthcare boards. The road to recovery is unlikely to be smooth, with further outbreaks certain and findings from several Royal Commission...

Dealing with emotional exhaustion during coronavirus

Directors experiencing information overload due to remote working and Zoom fatigue should be mindful of the associated physical and emotional health problems.

How Telehealth company Coviu used the pandemic to boost their business

Telehealth company Coviu skyrocketed to success when the lockdown hit Australia in March. CEO and co-founder Dr Silvia Pfeiffer shares how they quickly pivoted their business to benefit their patients...

Jane Halton AO on COVID-19 vaccine development

National COVID-19 Coordination Commissioner and CEPI chair Jane Halton AO says global cooperation in the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine is critical.

3 tips to support employee wellbeing after coronavirus

Directors and senior executives should lead the discussion on the health and wellbeing of employees as businesses continue to return to their work environments.

Community collaboration is needed now more than ever

The recovery benefits of public investment in areas such as social housing, energy efficiency and boosting Newstart is essential, says ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie.

The business of water

With the outcome of an ACCC inquiry into water markets due in November, is it possible for Australia to resolve the tensions between upstream and downstream enterprises? Adam Courtenay writes.

Why health and wellbeing should be central to your corporate strategy

Health and wellbeing must be core to business strategy in a post COVID-19 world says Dr Amanda Rischbieth, chair of the National Blood Authority Australia.

Former Socceroo Craig Foster on how community sports stepped up in crisis

Australia's sporting community has rallied to volunteer with local charities to help the vulnerable. Craig Foster's social movement Play for Lives has created a web of partnerships which show the powe...

COVID-19: Is the economic cure worse than the disease?

There is some speculation that the lives lost due to the recession could outnumber those from the coronavirus itself. But the evidence from past downturns might surprise you on this episode of The Dis...
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