ARA In The News


October 2018
Rheumatology Update/Medical Observer Poor image: Why the musculoskeletal field needs a makeover


July 2018
Rheumatology Update/Medical Observer interview with Dr Mona Marabani on Biosimilar prescribing - what the ARA would like to change
Pharma in Focus Hunt ignored biosim concerns 23 July 2018


June 2018

thelimbic article Dr David Campion AM named in Queen's Birthday Honours List

The Canberra Times interview with A/Prof Dave Nicholls "Canberra tops the nation in knee replacement surgeries"

thelimbic interview curtail GP prescribing of opioids to patients with rheumatic diseases with A/Prof Dave Nicholls

May 2018
thelimbic interview workforce gaps with A/Prof Dave Nicholls
thelimbic interview 4 key priorities for new ARA President A/Prof Dave Nicholls
thelimbic article on FIFO rheumatology services face uncertain future without Federal support with A/Prof Mark Arnold


March 2018
Low back pain challenge: call to ban ineffective and harmful interventions
Prof Rachelle Buchbinder interviews 22 March
ABC News
The Sydney Morning Herald article
thelimic article
3AW Melbourne

February 2018
Doctors advised to stop performing arthroscopic knee surgery for osteoarthritis
Sydney Morning Herald interview with Rachelle Buchbinder on 6 February
3AW Interview with Rachelle Buchbinder on 6 February


October 2017
Five ‘do-not-do’ recommendations for rheumatology
thelimbic article with Rachelle Buchbinder

Concern over “unprecedented” intervention into biologics market
The Limbic article with Mona Marabani


Policy block to reverse substitution
Pharma Dispatch article with Mona Marabani


July 2017
Everything you wanted to know about oseoarthritis (and some things you thought you knew, but didn't)
Interview with Prof David Hunter on The Health Report with Dr Norman Swan 10 July 2017
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June 2017
6 of the best bits from the ARA Conference
Medical Observer article 1 June 2017

May 2017

"Five minutes with Professor Catherine Hill"
Professor Catherine Hill, ARA Honorary Secretary, interview for Rheumatology Update 25 May 2017


March 2017

"I want to raise the profile of rheumatology"

Professor Rachelle Buchbinder, ARA President, interview for Rheumatology Update 3 March 2017


December 2016

ARA says no to medical cannabis
Rheumatology Update 2 December 2016

October 2016

ARA opt for most 'rational' option on stem cell regulation
Nicola Garrett, thelimbic October 2016

A new frontier for vertebroplasty
Amanda Sheppeard, thelimbic October 2016

September 2016

MBS fails to address excessive imaging in Primary Care
Mardi Chapmen, thelimbic September 2016

August 2016

Young people get Arthritis too
9 News, metro North, 8 August 2016

Rheumatologists must navigate patients through complex world of biosimilars
Nicola Garrett, thelimbic 23 August 2016

July 2016

Caution required for Biosimilars
Sheshtyn Paula, ajp 6th October 2016

May 2016

Young people in NT struggling with arthritis
Katherine Gregory, ABC News 2nd May 2016

February 2016

Rheumatologists 'on back foot' with Inflectra data
Michelle Lam, pharma in focus, 8th February 2016

Biosimilars data plan remains unclear
Nick Lush, Pharma in focus 4th February 2016

December 2015

Prescribe infliximab by brand name, says ARA
thelimbic 1st December 2016