Health & Wellbeing

25 July 2014

This is the seventeenth annual comprehensive report on child protection, and for the first time includes: unique counts of children receiving child protection services in each jurisdiction; the number of substantiations per child; co-occurring types of abuse and neglect; socioeconomic status; and 'average day' measures.

22 July 2014

This paper presents findings from an evaluation of culturally and linguistically diverse measures identified in 43 data sets and assessment instruments, and recommendations for implementing the ‘top-10’ measures in aged care data sets.

21 July 2014

How far have we come in fighting AIDS, and do we have enough funds to continue?

21 July 2014

People with disabilities are being routinely denied the basic human right of access to justice, this report finds.

21 July 2014

Provides an overview of the development of a potential performance measurement framework for equity in higher education to measure progress and gaps in access to and participation in higher education for under-represented groups.

16 July 2014

Indigenous households were 6 times as likely as other Australian households to live in social housing, with an estimated 31% of Indigenous households living in such housing in 2013, this report finds.

16 July 2014

This paper presents information on the prevalence of homelessness among Indigenous Australians, the characteristics of Indigenous people who are homeless, and the use of specialist homelessness services by Indigenous people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

16 July 2014

In 2011, Indigenous households were about half as likely as other Australian households to own their home and more than 3 times as likely to be overcrowded, finds this report.

16 July 2014

An open source platform providing access to critical information on natural disasters to all Australians is needed to protect life and property, according to this report.

14 July 2014

While there is no doubt that young men are the most concerning demographic with regards to drink driving, this report analyses the available statistics on young women and drink-driving, and older women and drink-driving, as well as looking at media reporting of incidents involving them.