Department of Health (Australia)

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Government of Australia

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Research report

8 Feb 2011

This report is a systematic review of existing published and unpublished literature relating to assistive technology for frail older people in the community care context.

The population of Australia is ageing, and as the population ages, the occurrence of disability also increases. Around 67.5...

Research report

6 Dec 2010

The National Mental Health Strategy was endorsed by all Australian Health Ministers in 1992 and committed all governments to a reform process aimed at achieving major improvements in the quality and range of...

Discussion paper

8 Nov 2010

The Australian Government has committed to establishing a national network of primary health care organisations, known as Medicare Locals. This paper specifically addresses the following areas:

What will Medicare Locals do? What will Medicare Locals look like? How will Medicare Locals interact...


8 Jul 2010

This is one of a set of five national strategies aimed at reducing the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) and their morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities continue to face significant...

Research report

30 Jun 2010

The seventh in an annual series, this report on public hospital performance in 2008-09 includes information on private hospital performance and has chapters on hospital use by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and on hospital maternity services.

The report also presents an overview...

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