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Rise in out-of-pocket costs

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released its annual report – Health Expenditure Australia 2017–18 – and it shows that out-of-pocket costs for individual Australians have risen 32.6 per cent. The report also reveals a slight increase in overall ...

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Vicarious trauma a ticking timebomb: report

Vicarious trauma cannot be wished away. That’s the reminder from the authors of a new report that explored the issue in a frontline community services setting. “It needs to be managed, worked through and monitored by workers and clients alike," ...

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