Health statistics say we’re doing well, but our healthcare system is in crisis; we need more than just another report
Australians have never enjoyed such good health as they do now. Our life expectancies reach well beyond the biblical ideal of “threescore and ten”, and we rank among the top four in the world’s longevity league.1 However, there is a caveat: the poor health and short lives of Indigenous Australians continue to be a blot on the nation’s psyche.
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