Achieving equity in the Australian healthcare system

Elizabeth Harris, Sarah J Simpson, Rosemary Aldrich and Jenny Stewart Williams
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb05935.x
Published online: 15 March 2004

Elizabeth Harris,* Sarah J Simpson, Rosemary Aldrich, Jenny Stewart Williams§

  • Elizabeth Harris1
  • Sarah J Simpson2
  • Rosemary Aldrich3
  • Jenny Stewart Williams3

  • 1 Centre for Health Equity Training Research & Evaluation (CHETRE), University of NSW, LMB 7103, Liverpool BC, NSW 1871.
  • 2 School of Medical Practice and Population Health
  • 3 Newcastle Institute of Public Health; University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.


We were contracted by the National Health and Medical Research Council to draft the handbook Using socioeconomic evidence in clinical practice guidelines, and by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing to develop the Equity Focused Health Impact Assessment framework.


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