Health & Wellbeing

Journal article
15 September 2016

Residential group-care workers have a critical role to play in recognizing mental health problems amongst children in their care. However, little is known about the extent to which workers...

Audio interviewAudio program
28 July 2016

Australian researchers have put a dollar figure on the cost of physical inactivity and businesses are being urged to take steps to address the rising problem.

Data portalWebsite
28 July 2016

A new national population database launched today will provide free public access to information about Australia’s ageing population.

26 July 2016

The Victorian suicide prevention framework provides a whole-of-government commitment and coordinated strategy to reduce the suicide toll.

25 July 2016

This report provides up-to-date and comprehensive data on the quality of maternal health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from ninety-one primary care health centres across...

24 July 2016

This report identifies thirty-eight places in Queensland and twenty-five in Victoria that have had potentially preventable hospitalisation rates at least 50% higher than the state average in every...

22 July 2016

In this new term, the government must do more to deliver the health-care system we need for the 21st century – not just to improve its standing with voters, but to meet the health needs of all...

22 July 2016

This report addresses the question of whether health service use and health service costs fall as a consequence of supported entry to public housing for formerly homeless people and those at risk...

20 July 2016

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and is the first to measure its results using key performance indicators.