1. Describe the basic epidemiological profile and burden of disease associated with Australia's national health priority areas. 2. Evaluate health issue causality using a determinant approach. 3. Examine the impacts of the social determinants on health status. 4. Identify opportunities for health system interventions and services based on determinant analysis. 5. Contrast the roles, responsibilities, practice areas, and expertise of the major health professions in the Australian context. 6. Describe the current and future challenges for practitioners and researchers working in health priority areas. 7. Recognise the impact of history and colonisation on contemporary First Nations health outcomes.