Australia's health and health care system

Stephen Isbel, Maggie Jamieson, Craig Greber

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This chapter will provide an overview of the Australian health care system, describe major health challenges for Australians, and describe how health care is funded in Australia. It will also help readers to appreciate how the social determinants of health affect Australians, and to understand some of the areas where occupational therapists work.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOccupational Therapy in Australia
Subtitle of host publicationProfessional and Practice Issues: Second Edition
EditorsTed Brown, Helen M. Bourke-Taylor, Stephen Isbel, Reinie Cordier, Louise Gustafsson
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781000356441
ISBN (Print)9780367683573
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2021


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