In December 2020, the Academy published a report looking to 2021 and asking how Australia can continue to successfully manage the pandemic. The report, ‘Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the COVID-19 pandemic’, concluded that for the foreseeable future, national control of the COVID-19 pandemic will need to be driven by: […]

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In response to the devastating bushfire season over the summer of 2019-2020, the Academy investigated health issues associated with bushfires and smoke exposure. Our work aimed to define what is known and what is unknown about the short, medium and long-term impacts on physical and mental health. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change […]

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COVID-19 policy activities

The Academy is actively addressing the policy implications of the COVID-19 outbreak in Australia. Please visit our our information hub for the most up to date information on all our activities.  This page features a few policy highlights.  Policy reports  Our December 2020 report, ‘Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the […]

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