Best practice guide for migrant and refugee inclusive disaster preparedness, response, and recovery

Download a PDF version of the MIDiRR Best Practice Guide Download a Word version of the MIDiRR Best Practice Guide MCWH has published a best practice guide for migrant and refugee inclusive disaster preparedness, response and recovery. The guide was…

Joint Media Release: Culturally-sensitive resources launched to address unacceptably high stillbirth rates

  First Nations women as well as migrant and refugee women from communities disproportionately impacted by stillbirth have been involved in co-designing new culturally appropriate pregnancy resources, to save the lives of babies in their own communities. Stillbirth rates in…

Safety before sales: prioritising international student wellbeing

Australia is a highly sought out study destination for international students, having attracted more than 200,000 enrolments over the last year. International education is often described as one of Australia’s biggest exports and international students, a commodity. It is often…

Don’t rely on our resilience. We want equitable mental health care!

In recent years, mental health and wellbeing has been catapulted into public consciousness and the policy spotlight at all levels of government. Reports such as the Productivity Commission’s Mental Health Inquiry Report and the findings of the Royal Commission into…

Solidarity speaks louder: our thoughts on the Voice referendum

The Uluru Statement is a generous invitation to the Australian community to act in solidarity with First Nations people. Based on a comprehensive, nationwide regional consultation process, the Uluru Statement starts with the principle of First Nations’ continuing sovereignty and…

Calling Australia home: ideas for an equitable housing market

With rental vacancy rates in Australia sitting at just 1.3%, it’s become increasingly common to see queues for rental open-for-inspections spilling out onto the street as competition for private rentals grows tighter. So how do landlords decide who gets the privilege of a…