Health & Wellbeing

Research
27 August 2015

Assesses the impact and effectiveness of Funded Family Care and the reasons influencing its uptake in its first year of operation.

Research
26 August 2015

This project sought to understand the barriers and success factors facing people with disability to transition into housing which better suits their needs and preferences, and the outcomes...

Research
26 August 2015

This report describes trends in the occurrence of injuries requiring hospitalisation in Australia from 1 July 1999 to 30 June 2013. The annual number of cases rose from about 327,000 to 447,000...

Research
25 August 2015

Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease and other causes, is one of the biggest global public health and social care challenges facing people today and in the future.

Research
25 August 2015

Using the data from 10 focus groups of pre-schoolers, children and young people in the ACT, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland this report provides an understanding of how children perceive...

Commentary
24 August 2015

While people in the affluent world are living longer and healthier lives than ever before, they have become more and more fearful and worried about their health.

Research
23 August 2015

New data shows the continuing national rise in methamphetamine use among Australian police detainees.

Research
21 August 2015

The National Agricultural Library in the USA has collected, digitised, and united dietary advice documents into a single online tool.

Audio
20 August 2015

Jennifer Nedelsky calls for deliberation on her proposal to completely rebalance the challenges of employment, life, family and care. Her idea; that everybody (and she does mean everybody) engage...

Research
20 August 2015

The Senate Committee examining domestic violence in Australia acknowledges that a coherent, strategic and long term effort by all levels of governments and the community is required to take...