Major push on public health in the South

Government, not-for-profit and community groups are joining forces this year to combat widening gaps in health standards and preventable disease in Adelaide’s southern suburbs.

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“This exacerbates the risk of financial stress from housing costs, the risk of poverty and resulting impacts on health outcomes.

“This is especially true with recent data (in the national Rental Affordability Index) showing that Adelaide is the second-most-unaffordable capital city to rent.”

Unley and Holdfast Shores city councils are also involved in the project.

Professor Baum says a vacuum has opened since funding stalled or froze for community health centres, the Healthy Cities Noarlunga, and other public health initiatives since about 2012.