Australia Speaks! 2019 Opinion Poll

Research Australia’s strategies and priorities continue to be shaped by the opinions of Australians; after all, they are the reason for doing this work in the first place.  Over the past 15 years it has been clear Australians consider healthcare and health and medical research as a high spending priority for the Australian Government.

New questions have been raised, emerging trends identified and statistics updated in the most recent poll which is was launched by the Hon. Greg Hunt on October 16 at Parliament House in Canberra.  Members and government representatives and health sector leaders gathered to hear the key outcomes, implications for the Government and the sector.

Mary Foley AM spoke about improving health systems through health and medical research and a panel of members: Greg Johnson, CEO Diabetes Australia, Michael Thorn, CEO Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education, Jeppe Theisen, VP & General Manager Oceania, Novo Nordisk discussed the topic of “The Empowered Patient & Consumer – Managing Our Own Health”.

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The polling for this report was generously conducted by Roy Morgan Research, a Research Australia Member.




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