Croakey Readership

Below we publish Google Analytics for Croakey.org (updated daily in the sections below) and also analytics for our readership via Apple News (updated every three months). These are reported separately. As yet, we do not report on our Facebook page readership.

At 30 September, our readership for 2019 was …

  • Total visitors205,896 (137,885 to our website and 68,011 to our Apple News channel)
  • Total views – 330,402 (224,095 on our website and 106,307 on our Apple News channel)

Compared with the same period in 2018 …

  • Total visitors – are up 23% (from 157,482 in 2018)
  • Total views – are up 7% (from 306,410 in 2018)

More detailed analytics can be viewed below.

2019

Website visitors

138,217
userType users
New Visitor135,777
Returning Visitor19,014

Unique page views

224,668

Top website stories for 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health32,637
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey4,002
RUOK? No, say our emergency departments and hospitals | Croakey3,810
“I ask everyone working in public health and other health fields to put down tools” – and read this | Croakey3,578
Calls for national preventive health strategy to address poverty and other determinants of health | Croakey1,881
Let’s Get Real about Funding for Mental Health | Croakey1,715
The real reasons people don’t vaccinate | Croakey1,673
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives urge protection of birthing trees | Croakey1,491
NDIS – what’s next? | Croakey1,230
Are we now at a point in maternity care where we are causing harm? | Croakey1,139

Website traffic sources

source sessions
google70,611
(direct)55,248
t.co20,505
m.facebook.com17,542
facebook.com4,543
bing2,740
linkedin.com2,460
app.mediaportal.com939
apple.news903
l.facebook.com630

Top website stories for January 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,352
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey638
Is the Medical Research Future Fund fulfilling its mission as promised? | Croakey528
Whatever you do, don’t get sick: Gavin Mooney Memorial Essay on prisoner health | Croakey415
#LockHospitals2019 – marking a day for healing, remembrance and release | Croakey395
MBS Review for reforms in primary care: who will ensure these proposals are properly considered? | Croakey308
We need a primary health care national minimum data set | Croakey289
Inclusion the key to improved health for people with a disability | Croakey274
The EAT – Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems | Croakey221
Invitation: Join a healing ceremony as part of #LockHospitals2019 year of acknowledgement | Croakey195

Top Apple News stories for January 2019

Top website stories for February 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,809
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey759
MBS Mental Health Review: time to shift from fee-for-service to integrated systems | Croakey497
Kimberley inquest: a cry for help from young Indigenous Australians | Croakey339
Waminda position statement – forced adoptions | Croakey291
Water Is Life National Gathering sends strong messages to health sector | Croakey283
Time for justice – disabled people have waited long enough | Croakey273
Let’s Get Real about Funding for Mental Health | Croakey244
#JournalWatch: The obesity crisis and learning from failures in public health | Croakey242
Labor would set up Aust Health Reform Commission if it wins 2019 poll | Croakey240

Top Apple News stories for February 2019

Top website stories for March 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,559
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives urge protection of birthing trees | Croakey1,129
Are we now at a point in maternity care where we are causing harm? | Croakey771
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey601
“Get on with building a health system that is simpler, fairer and more affordable for all” | Croakey579
The challenge of implementing integrated health care | Croakey577
A call to acknowledge the harmful history of nursing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people | Croakey467
We are privatising public hospitals – and we don’t even know (Part One) | Croakey399
What’s next to address gender inequity in health and medical leadership? Quotas? | Croakey366
We are privatising public hospitals – and we don’t even know (Part Two) | Croakey310

Top Apple News stories for March 2019

Top website stories for April 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,771
“Cultural safety history repeats: why are we taking the redefinition road?” | Croakey565
Wrapping reaction to Federal Budget and its implications for health and healthcare | Croakey552
So we have a new national framework for chronic conditions… | Croakey502
Breastfeeding training – why health professionals aren’t getting enough | Croakey473
Why the physical health of people with mental illness is a critical human rights issue | Croakey456
What does a good cataract service look like? | Croakey310
Budget 2019/20 – Responses from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups | Croakey277
Arresting declining Aboriginal Health Worker numbers essential to Closing the Gap | Croakey275
Are we now at a point in maternity care where we are causing harm? | Croakey264

Top Apple News stories for April 2019

Top website stories for May 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health4,122
A devastating account of the NDIS, shared at #AusVotesHealth | Croakey868
Announcing program for #AusVotesHealth Twitter festival: tune in on 8 May and beyond | Croakey396
I’m too young to vote so tell me, what’s more important than the climate crisis? | Croakey393
New minimum standards to apply for clinical trials in Australia | Croakey376
We’ve got this: response to climate crisis must transcend politics | Croakey366
“I cry at the suffering that does not need to be”: Bearing witness to harsh asylum seeker policies | Croakey355
We have an election campaign, but where is the investment in an active Australia? | Croakey323
How do election policies stack up for health? Check out this handy scorecard compilation | Croakey320
Why Australia needs to improve in health literacy | Croakey310

Top Apple News stories for May 2019

Top website stories for June 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,298
Calls for national preventive health strategy to address poverty and other determinants of health | Croakey1,156
NDIS – what’s next? | Croakey1,106
Peter Yu delivers powerful calls to action at #LowitjaConf2019 | Croakey705
5 key questions to drive mental health reform now | Croakey559
Tackling loneliness: a public health challenge for mental health advocates? | Croakey539
Calls to support crowdfunding campaign for Professor Chris Del Mar | Croakey375
Mental ill-health: The #1 public health challenge of our time | Croakey321
On the power of poetic praxiology, and seven principles of change in complex systems | Croakey297
The real reasons people don’t vaccinate | Croakey286

Top Apple News stories for June 2019

Top website stories for July 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,730
“I ask everyone working in public health and other health fields to put down tools” – and read this | Croakey2,266
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey483
Interpreting Medicare data and bulk billing figures | Croakey464
New AMA and Guild leaders offer opportunity to focus on social determinants | Croakey400
Harnessing the power of informatics to improve aged care | Croakey383
National failure on alcohol policy: contributing to emergency department overload | Croakey336
The Inala Manifesto: a call to arms for Indigenous health researchers | Croakey304
Calls to end secrecy on trade negotiations underway this week, amid public health concerns | Croakey291
Calls for national preventive health strategy to address poverty and other determinants of health | Croakey279

Top Apple News stories for July 2019

Top website stories for August 2019

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,777
Launching a new series: TOO MUCH of a good thing | Croakey819
New guidelines to improve care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at risk of self-harm and suicide | Croakey689
Profiling a social innovation that is providing a safe haven for those in mental health need | Croakey608
Why our new “long term national health plan” does not deserve its name | Croakey485
The unattractive truth about misogyny in medicine and medical research | Croakey475
Given this history of strength and success, why do Aboriginal health dollars keep going to NINGOs? | Croakey398
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey389
Walking the talk on mental health: an exercise in #NavigatingHealth | Croakey383
“I ask everyone working in public health and other health fields to put down tools” – and read this | Croakey380

Top Apple News stories for August 2019

Top website stories for September 2019

pageTitle pageviews
RUOK? No, say our emergency departments and hospitals | Croakey3,772
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,492
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey438
The real reasons people don’t vaccinate | Croakey432
Health professionals and complementary therapies: what can consumers reasonably expect? | Croakey395
The unattractive truth about misogyny in medicine and medical research | Croakey371
“The Earth is critically ill”: A call for action from emergency physicians | Croakey355
#JustJustice – tackling the over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples | Croakey275
Calling for climate justice for disabled people | Croakey223
Climate change isn’t (just) about saving the planet: it’s the social justice issue of our time | Croakey219

Top Apple News stories for September 2019

Croakey has posted articles to the Apple News platform since 2015.

Unique Viewers

46,399

Reach

594,395

Shares

929

Top Apple News stories for 2019 (Jan – Jun)

2018

Website visitors

147,658
userType users
New Visitor145,374
Returning Visitor22,080

Unique page views

251,031

Top website stories for 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health40,539
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey6,770
An important overview of the pros, cons and questions about My Health Record | Croakey2,513
On the personal toll for Indigenous advocates and people when governments fail to act | Croakey2,362
Let’s Get Real about Funding for Mental Health | Croakey2,330
Busting five myths about cultural safety – please take note, Sky News et al | Croakey1,986
“Bilo” – the little country town that is roaring in defence of asylum seekers | Croakey1,928
Mandatory bicycle helmet laws in Australia: is it time for a change? | Croakey1,851
Out of pocket costs: a critical health issue to watch in 2018 – but first, some history | Croakey1,704
Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke – In Memoriam | Croakey1,698

Website traffic sources

source sessions
google79,867
(direct)58,592
t.co28,102
m.facebook.com14,976
facebook.com4,974
transition.meltwater.com2,260
linkedin.com2,199
bing1,339
l.facebook.com1,318
apple.news1,084

Top website stories for January 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,605
Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke – In Memoriam | Croakey1,372
Out of pocket costs: a critical health issue to watch in 2018 – but first, some history | Croakey1,233
Out-of-pocket costs – an alternative ‘expert’ committee | Croakey1,079
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey1,062
A new approach to pressure injuries needed – Wounds Australia | Croakey881
Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week | Croakey719
Queensland authorities urged to to act on health concerns about coal seam gas emissions | Croakey610
Healthy people, Healthy systems: the AHHA’s blueprint for the future | Croakey581
Who wins when powerful health leaders align with the gambling industry? | Croakey566

Top Apple News stories for January 2018

Top website stories for February 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health4,752
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey1,376
Turning away from evidence and data in aged care | Croakey848
Health and Money: A sick system for sick people? | Croakey751
Find out why Summer May Finlay made this short clip – and watch it! | Croakey698
New codes of conduct for nurses and midwives are “common sense and evidence-based” | Croakey590
Let’s Get Real about Funding for Mental Health | Croakey554
Tips for making the most of the Aboriginal Health Worker and Practitioner workforce | Croakey530
A challenge to public health sector: It’s time to get your emojis on | Croakey520
Pessimus sabbati: the tobacco and vaping industries’ worst week | Croakey426

Top Apple News stories for February 2018

Top website stories for March 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health4,758
“Bilo” – the little country town that is roaring in defence of asylum seekers | Croakey1,718
Busting five myths about cultural safety – please take note, Sky News et al | Croakey1,079
Groundhog day as vapers try to talk their way into our smokefree public places | Croakey984
Shining some light on bulk billing and #OutOfPocket costs | Croakey880
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey830
First 1000 days a foundation for mental health | Croakey705
A call to acknowledge the harmful history of nursing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people | Croakey494
New codes of conduct for nurses and midwives are “common sense and evidence-based” | Croakey476
Sunrise finally shines light on Indigenous issues, but is it a real awakening (for all media)? | Croakey413

Top Apple News stories for March 2018

Top website stories for April 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,608
Staying well with a mental illness: powerful lessons from a lifetime | Croakey868
Are we now at a point in maternity care where we are causing harm? | Croakey731
Busting five myths about cultural safety – please take note, Sky News et al | Croakey411
It’s our first Pop Up Workshop! All about communications, social media & advocacy | Croakey393
Planetary Health: What should doctors do? An open MJA edition due to overwhelming demand | Croakey323
Revealing ways forward for better health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people | Croakey275
HealthWrap: Health care homes, hot policy topics – and the latest public health news | Croakey241
Rural and remote health workforce research – complex solutions for challenging issues | Croakey239
How to achieve a more equitable and efficient health system | Croakey231

Top Apple News stories for April 2018

Top website stories for May 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health4,622
A great BIG wrap of #HealthBudget18 reaction – the good, the bad and the absent | Croakey1,029
Federal Budget 2018/19 – Preview and review of health sector submissions | Croakey791
Lifting the lid on a media ‘scandal’ about doctors’ fees | Croakey584
#TalkingTeeth – Why dental assistants should be professionally regulated in Australia | Croakey514
Different fees for male/female doctors: some underlying systems issues to examine | Croakey421
The voice of Indigenous data: Beyond the markers of disadvantage | Croakey415
Who are the new generation of public health leaders and how can more step up? | Croakey401
Zap! Kapow! Meet the superheroes of #Nurseforce (and also some villains) | Croakey374
Could shock campaigns reverse obesity in Australia? Research says yes | Croakey373

Top Apple News stories for May 2018

Top website stories for June 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,597
On the personal toll for Indigenous advocates and people when governments fail to act | Croakey1,930
Doctors can’t hold the only keys to future of Health Care Homes | Croakey647
An important overview of the pros, cons and questions about My Health Record | Croakey575
Exercise makes a difference to cancer outcomes: here’s how to add it to standard care | Croakey446
Australia warned on the ‘chronic disease time bomb’ – but what about the underlying causes? | Croakey317
False dawn for hospital safety | Croakey313
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – it’s time to reset | Croakey296
Out-of-pocket costs for healthcare are a problem for all Australians | Croakey273
Cancelling the disability pension for inmates will drive up recidivism | Croakey263

Top Apple News stories for June 2018

Top website stories for July 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,704
Never mind the Trump Administration, Australia’s record on breastfeeding doesn’t rate so highly | Croakey894
Staying in or opting out: My Health Record goes viral for all the wrong reasons | Croakey787
An important overview of the pros, cons and questions about My Health Record | Croakey570
The most comprehensive wrap on the national obesity inquiry that you will read today! | Croakey522
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey481
Funding to end this week for acclaimed Indigenous-led resilience program in Perth | Croakey297
Cardiac care report underscores a new push to embed cultural safety across health systems | Croakey294
Here is your copy of the Indigenous Health Summit conference report | Croakey250
What would you do with a hundred million dollars for prevention? A UK perspective | Croakey250

Top Apple News stories for July 2018

Top website stories for August 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,773
Australia is breaking records for intervention in childbirth, and the costs are many | Croakey1,246
A call on practitioners to play a stronger role on intergenerational trauma | Croakey886
Backlash in Public Health | Croakey694
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey531
The ‘Bio-medical Bubble” and the future of the Medical Research Future Fund | Croakey509
Vale Jim Hyde: freedom fighter, health sage and public health warrior | Croakey492
Time for COAG Health Council to address the Indigenous funding myth & ‘market failure’ | Croakey461
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Indigenous Health Workforce Plan agreed at “landmark” COAG Health meeting | Croakey405

Top Apple News stories for August 2018

Top website stories for September 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,629
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey606
Calls for gender reform at male-led women’s health specialty college | Croakey582
On World Suicide Prevention Day, calls for the Federal Government to invest in Indigenous suicide prevention | Croakey400
A WHOPPING, big wrap of the latest news in health promotion, tweeted from AHPA2018 | Croakey347
New ABS figures spark call for action on suicide prevention | Croakey341
Time for the reform of primary health care in Australia: a ten-point plan | Croakey314
Six reflections on health promotion – following AHPA2018 | Croakey298
Let’s Get Real about Funding for Mental Health | Croakey280
Dead, or Deadly: a formidable response to non-communicable diseases, designed by and for Aboriginal women | Croakey277

Top Apple News stories for September 2018

Top website stories for October 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,403
What do we know about the activities and outcomes of Primary Health Networks? | Croakey804
Doing the numbers on doctor shortages | Croakey747
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey573
When hospitals strive to address homelessness, good things can happen | Croakey509
What do health leaders say about Gurrumul Yunupingu’s case and wider concerns? | Croakey443
Confessions of a global health guerrilla: how an unpopular PhD topic met the needs of its target community | Croakey433
Time for a national response to the epidemic of silicosis from manufactured stone benchtop use in Australia | Croakey420
Beyond muddling through, here is a three-point plan for rescuing public health | Croakey386
The Long Wait: new report shows need for urgent mental health reform | Croakey371

Top Apple News stories for October 2018

Top website stories for November 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health3,608
RANZCO urged to apologise to first Indigenous ophthalmologist – and more news from #MovingBeyondTheFrontline | Croakey851
An important overview of the pros, cons and questions about My Health Record | Croakey519
Flying blind: uninformed decision-making in mental health | Croakey496
As Australia works towards a national obesity strategy, here’s something we prepared earlier | Croakey486
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey455
Activity-based funding and prevention: a message for state governments | Croakey426
Holy Smokes! This is one sick system – talking burnout, at #ACEM18 | Croakey422
Strong calls for action to address flaws with NDIS for people with mental health issues | Croakey366
Global reports on corruption in health care raise questions for Australia | Croakey359

Top Apple News stories for November 2018

Top website stories for December 2018

pageTitle pageviews
Croakey | independent, in-depth social journalism for health2,480
Time for a national response to the epidemic of silicosis from manufactured stone benchtop use in Australia | Croakey1,168
Child health is on the line as Codex deliberates food standards | Croakey495
The high price of healthy school canteens | Croakey404
Activity-based funding and prevention: a message for state governments | Croakey345
Self-determination is at the heart of suicide prevention for Indigenous Peoples | Croakey327
Latest Atlas of healthcare variation highlights caesarean, antibiotic, PPI, antipsychotic rates | Croakey307
Celebrating success in health promotion – and identifying challenges ahead | Croakey289
Health sector urged to oppose “institutional cruelty” inflicted on asylum seekers and refugees | Croakey228
Romlie Mokak to be Productivity Commission’s first Indigenous Policy Evaluation Commissioner | Croakey211

Top Apple News stories for December 2018

Croakey has posted articles to the Apple News platform since 2015.

Unique Viewers

52,221

Reach

640,961

Shares

1,233

Top Apple News stories for 2018

Analytics for previous years can be found on this page.

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