CCK Recommendations

Australia should have a national policy on child health, which must include proper consideration of kids in rural and remote areas.

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That the Australian Government continue to support the Child Dental Benefits Schedule that provides basic dental services for children aged 2–17.

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27 people like this recommendation
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Make simple video health messages in local language with English sub-titles and show them in local community outlets and on ITV channel 601.

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27 people like this recommendation
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Government must commit to longer term funding of rural and Indigenous projects and not cut successful programs just because there has been a change of government. Progress on Indigenous health has been hampered by regularly changing government policy.

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The health sector needs to develop a united strategy for delivering the message that early years investment is the most evidence based way of improving health care in all communities including rural and remote.

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That Australian policy-makers across departments, sectors and levels of government adopt the 1001 Critical Days Manifesto, which highlights the critical importance of the period from conception to age two for achieving optimal physical and mental health outcomes
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NBN needs to reach worst first to enable quality Telehealth services!

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Extended nurse-led home visiting programs for all vulnerable families with children age 0-2, with population screening for vulnerability embedded in universal health services accessed during pregnancy.

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17 people like this recommendation
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Youth Hubs need to be developed in remote centres to bring together the range of health and social services young people need in a youth friendly space.

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16 people like this recommendation
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We need a National Planning and Monitoring Platform that gathers, analyses and reports on data relating to a range of national rural and remote health and wellbeing issues, including issues relating to family violence, self harm and suicide.

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16 people like this recommendation
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That Government recognize the important role of the Rural Generalst and set a national policy framework for training health professionals in cross discipline skills relevant to meeting the needs of rural and remote communities.

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16 people like this recommendation
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Governments should commit to the development and funding of a “first 1000 days workforce”, which would focus on optimising the life outcomes for neonates and children.

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15 people like this recommendation
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Lobby for a sugar tax to address issues of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay in country kids.

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15 people like this recommendation
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funding incentives are required for uptake and sustaining telehealth - including adequate funding for paediatrician and other practitioner at patient end, incentivised funding as currently provided by Qld Health, including emergency department consultation, and for allied health consultations... more

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15 people like this recommendation
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Organistions working in remote communities have to prepare their employees as if they are working in another country.

They must liaise with the local elders to:
— provide information that respects the history, culture and language of the country.
— organise induction of new... more

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15 people like this recommendation
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Child & adolescent mental health (C&AMH) is one of the least funded areas of mental health. But the area where the greatest cost effectiveness can be achieved through early identification, prevention and treatment programs. Appropriate finding of C&AMH services is necessary to... more

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14 people like this recommendation
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that medicare item number 135 (autism) be medicare billable for telehealth.

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That the Northern Territory Government fund and implement the recommendations from the NT Legislative Assembly Inquiry report 'FASD: The Preventable Disability'.

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12 people like this recommendation
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Provide ongoing funding to NOFASD, the peak organisation for people with FASD, their parents and carers.

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The Australian government must adequately fund data agencies such as AIHW , in consultation with Australia's child health expert bodies, to provide key data relating to the health, wellbeing and the healthy development of Australia’s children. Without it, those in Australia (including government... more

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