Government of Australia

Research report

21 Jun 2016

Uses Israel's recent wars to identify issues relevant to the Australian Army’s preparation for future conflict.


Israel is in a state of continuous conflict, frequently of the armed variety, and not uncommonly achieving levels of violence that qualify as war. Significant...



14 Jun 2016

The Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) is an annual grants program that supports Australian NGO community development programs which directly and tangibly alleviate poverty in developing countries. The program operates in over 50 countries worldwide and supports development in a range of sectors. The ANCP...

Research report

10 Jun 2016

Compares medications taken by prisoners with people in the general community.

Summary It is known that prisoners generally have poor health and complex health needs that are reflected in the number and types of medications they take. Less is known about how this...

Research report

9 Jun 2016

Outlines the different approaches used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment and explores some of the issues and criticisms surrounding the use of standardised risk assessment instruments in child protection.

Summary The purpose of this Resource Sheet is to outline...

Data portal


3 Jun 2016

Secure and affordable housing is fundamental to the wellbeing of all Australians. It provides a platform for many of life's benefits, including stable employment, connection to the community and a sense of home. Unfortunately, many Australians are not able to access affordable, suitable housing with...


27 May 2016

This guide oulines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to government child protection services in Australia.

Mandatory reporting is a term used to describe the legislative requirement imposed on selected classes of people to report suspected cases of child...


24 May 2016

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug (AOD) sectors in Victoria to support shared clients who experience both sexual assault trauma and substance use issues.

The guidelines have been prepared by...

Research report

19 May 2016

Presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

Summary Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014 presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National...

Research report

10 May 2016

Analyses the impact of nearly 200 diseases and injuries in terms of living with illness (non-fatal burden) and premature death (fatal burden).

Summary Burden of disease analysis is a way to compare the impact of different diseases, conditions or injuries on a population....


9 May 2016

There are new guidelines for medical practitioners who perform cosmetic medical and surgical procedures.

Introduction These guidelines have been developed by the Medical Board of Australia (the Board) under section 39 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each...