Boyer Lectures - Fair Australia: Social Justice and the Health Gap
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The 2016 Boyer Lecture Series, Fair Australia: Social Justice and the Health Gap, will be delivered by Professor Sir Michael Marmot, President of the World Medical Association, Director of the Institute of Health Equity and a leading researcher on health inequality issues for more than three decades.
||CleanSocial justice and health: making a difference||There are examples from around the world, of community and government actions that make a difference to health inequalities. Creating the conditions for individuals to take control over their lives will enable social flourishing of all members of society.||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiving and working||Unemployment is bad for health, but work can damage health, too. When work is no longer the way out of poverty, health suffers.||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGive every child the best start||Absence of the nurturing and presence of the harmful are important for the whole of life and are strong contributors to inequalities in adult health. There is much we can do to make things better at both the level of national policy and at the local level||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealth inequality and the causes of the causes||There are large inequalities in health within and between countries. To explain this we have to look at the social determinants of health—the conditions in which people are born, grow, live work and age; and inequities in power, money and resources.||1/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Birthplace of the Fortunate||Australia now finds itself on the centre stage. Staying there is the challenge. In the final of the 2015 Boyer Lectures series, Dr Michael Fullilove calls for a larger and more ambitious foreign policy; one that ensures that our national interests once||10/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForeign policy begins at home||In his third Boyer lecture, Michael Fullilove argues the need for a larger politics and some big thinking on the economy in order to respond to global challenges, like immigration and climate policy.||10/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA three-dimensional foreign policy||In his second Boyer Lecture, Dr Michael Fullilove examines how the dizzying rise of China has pulled Australia onto a new world stage as a key player, a leap that calls for a serious examination of foreign policy||10/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPresent at the destruction||In this first lecture, delivered at Peking University in Beijing, Dr Michael Fullilove explains the crumbling of world order. As wealth and power shifts to the East, Australia finds itself in a new and precarious position.||9/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeople for Science||In the fourth and final lecture Professor Cory highlights the concerning scientific brain drain in this country: "We are losing women from all areas of science and the deficit at senior levels is particularly disturbing."||9/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience for a Healthy Environment||In the third lecture Professor Suzanne Cory reflects on her other great passion, the environment, and warns that 'humankind is fouling the nest' and that if action is not taken soon, by 2100 Earth will be hotter than any time in the last few million years||9/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience for a Healthy Economy||In the second lecture Professor Cory shows how extraordinarily important scientific research and development is for our economy.||9/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScience for a Healthy People||In this first lecture Professor Cory reflects on where medical science has come from and where it is heading, drawing out implications for health and the economy.||9/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvance Australia Fair||Looking to the future of Australian Citizenship||11/23/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAustralians at their best||Courage, compassion and resilience in everyday life||11/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWatching the women||The powerful role of Australian Women||11/9/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoining the neighbourhood||A personal story of equal rights advocacy||11/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLecture 5 - Counting Our Victories: the end of Garvey-ism and the soft bigotry of low expectation||In her final lecture, Professor Langton reflects on the economic transformation underway in the lives of Aboriginal people -- from increasing Indigenous enrolments in higher education, through rising employment in mining and other rural industries, to th||12/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLecture 4: The conceit of wilderness ideology||In her fourth lecture, Professor Langton examines how some beliefs within the nature conservation movement in Australia have perpetuated the idea that Aboriginal people are the enemies of nature, and describes recent examples of Indigenous tractional la||12/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLecture 3: Old barriers and new models. The private sector, government and the economic empowerment of Aboriginal Australians||In her third lecture, Professor Langton illuminates the experiences of two Aboriginal communities who are levering economic advancement through agreements with mining companies, and examines why it is that the private sector is leading the way in forging||12/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLecture 2 - From Protectionism to Economic Advancement||In her second lecture, Professor Langton examines the confluence of historical, political and social factors which have created entrenched barriers against the economic advancement of Aboriginal people in Australia.||11/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLecture 1 - Changing the paradigm: Mining Companies, Native Title and Aboriginal Australians||In this first lecture Professor Langton explores the changing relationship between Aboriginal communities and mining companies since the 1993 Mabo agreement and native title legislation, and asks whether this could offer a model for the economic empowerme||11/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
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