Governments ‘tin-eared’ to the importance of regional health sector

Professor Christine Jorm and Dr Lou Conway recently shared their thoughts on the important role of health as an employer for our regional economies in the Canberra Times.

“Even in this strangest of years, if you live outside Victoria, you can still spend a couple of hours of your weekend at a game of professional football. And as the National Rugby League goes ahead before record TV audiences, allowing fans to trickle through the turnstiles, its clubs maintain a guise of normality. Among them is the Newcastle Knights, who recently wore high-vis-inspired jerseys against the North Queensland Cowboys for the annual Minerals Council-backed “Voice for Mining” round…

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