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Peter Breadon

Peter Breadon

The Examiner

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The three tests Australia’s new Centre for Disease Control must pass

Earlier this month, Reserve Bank Governor  fronted journalists for a media conference. The opportunity to grill the Governor was new. Previously, the...

22.02.2024 6

Pearls and Irritations

Peter Breadon

COVID unmasked an unfair health system. Now we can change it

People in the poorest areas of Australia are dying 2.5 times more often from the disease than those in the richest areas. Perhaps this is the...

16.01.2024 6

Pearls and Irritations

Peter Breadon

National Cabinet should fire the starting gun on national health reform

In April, National Cabinet agreed to hold a dedicated meeting on health reform by the end of the year. Based on media coverage this week, it might be...

04.12.2023 7

Pearls and Irritations

Peter Breadon

Reform delay causes dental decay. It’s time for a national deal to fund dental care

A Senate committee has investigated why so many Australians are missing out on dental care and made 35 recommendations for reform. By far the most...

30.11.2023 4

The Conversation

Peter Breadon

Australia isn’t giving everyone a fair shot

Giving all adults the chance to get vaccinated should be easy. Vaccines slash the risk of severe illness. They are very safe for people who are...

27.11.2023 9

Pearls and Irritations

Peter Breadon

Millions of high-risk Australians aren’t getting vaccinated. A policy reset could save lives

Each year, vaccines prevent thousands of deaths and hospitalisations in Australia. But millions of high-risk older Australians aren’t getting...

26.11.2023 7

The Conversation

Peter Breadon

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