Health & Wellbeing

Audio
30 July 2015

Even after a lifetime of experience, there are still questions that need to be asked about the sexual health and practices of older people. Dr Bianca Fileborn is asking those questions.

Research
27 July 2015

This paper discusses the available data and statistics relating to suicide and suicidal behaviour in women.

Research
23 July 2015

The 2015 COAG Leaders' Retreat issued a communique outlining the steps agreed to by the leaders in working towards major reform of Australia's Federation, with a focus on health, education,...

Research
22 July 2015

How has the view of our demographic future changed over time? And to what extent has it turn out to be correct? This fact sheet provides some answers.

Research
22 July 2015

The influence of parents or guardians in their children’s participation in sport and physical activity can be significant. This portfolio of information discusses some of the issues surrounding...

Research
21 July 2015

This study demonstrates the significant contribution that self-advocacy groups make to the social inclusion of individual members and in furthering the inclusive capacity of communities.

Research
21 July 2015

Indigenous-specific primary health-care services appear to be well positioned relative to the geographic distribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to the distribution of...

Audio
17 July 2015

By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five. This program explores the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the family home or...

Research
16 July 2015

In search of new approaches to aged care, the NANA Project studied 13 residential developments in Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Netherlands.

Research
15 July 2015

This paper finds that the number of Australians aged between 14 and 17 who are binge drinking has decreased by half over the last 13 years, while the number of abstainers has more than doubled....