More than kindness for better health

It’s been on my mind as the result of an informal survey of contributors to the public health blog Croakey, when I asked what new year’s resolution they would like Australia to make for 2015.

Most suggestions related in some way to Campbell’s tune. “Stop being mean and selfish,” said one.

“To recognise that reducing overseas aid goes against our values of a fair go for all,” said another.

Other suggestions were “to reinvigorate Australia as a country that values social justice,