Digital technology in not for profits
A new resource from Infoxchange exploring the use of digital technology by not-for-profits in Australia and NZ. Learnings from this report will assist NFPs to protect data better and support people working from home amongst other matters. Read on here
Community Engagement Platform from Bang The Table
Check out these resources to assist your organisation engage with community members here
OECD Health Working Papers No.129
Empowering the health workforce to make the most of the digital revolution. Karolina Socha-Dietrich
Centrelink payments update July 2021
Changes to Centrelink payments have taken place. Check them out here
COVID-19 Vaccines: Australia on the side of wealthy countries and big pharma
This ARTICLE by Terry Slevin of Public Health Australia is a useful insight into the importance of global vaccination. It should remind us that we need to think about health globally.
Astra Zeneca and blood clots
This ITEM written by Professor John Dwyer helps explain the issues associated with vaccinations and blood clots.
Recent news on medicinal cannabis
News from NPS Medicinewise on medicinal cannabis. Note that low dose CBD products can now be purchased over the counter from pharmacists. Read about that and more here
Uber offering subsidised MPTP trips Victoria
UBER now available for MPTP
Uber is now offering subsidised MPTP trips across Victoria
Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria , Fri 15th Jan 2021
Victorians with disability and accessibility needs now have more subsidised transport options, with rideshare service Uber being approved to offer subsidised trips through the Multi Purpose Taxi Program (MPTP). The MPTP subsidy covers 50 per cent of the cost of eligible participants’ trips, up to $60. The subsidy is automatically applied to the upfront price shown to the MPTP member before they request a trip through the Uber app.
This CSIRO report demonstrates that climate change is impacting on heat, rainfall and creating adverse conditions for bushfires and flooding. All of this leads to serious health risks.
How insurance companies use definition of illness
Andrew Giles from MS Australia provides an important news item on insurance companies. Check it out here