Public health

Journal article
14 December 2016

Mosquito-borne disease is an annual problem in Australia, with endemic pathogens such as Ross River virus infecting thousands of people each year.

Journal article
14 December 2016

This article looks at identifying and monitoring mosquito-borne diseases.

Report
5 December 2016

This report provides an overview of 10 national frameworks, both current and historical, that describe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or services provided to them.

Report
5 December 2016

Provides information from about 140 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Article
4 December 2016

Of all Australia’s public health initiatives, our gun control laws are perhaps the most widely recognised and cited with pride. Yet they also contain the seed of their own destruction.

Report
28 November 2016

Uses a new measure to examine the geographic supply of the clinical health workforce in seven key professions with particular relevance to Indigenous Australians.

Fact sheet
15 November 2016

For more than a decade, people whose job it is to seize and to trace crime guns in Australia have steadily contradicted the unsourced, evidence-free opinion that most illicit firearms are smuggled...

Briefing paper
26 October 2016

This briefing explores the role of communication in public health.

Report
13 October 2016

Full report of the first national survey to determine the prevalence and major causes of vision impairment and blindness in Australia.

Report
6 October 2016

Spending on health in Australia (recurrent and capital expenditure combined) was $161.6 billion in 2014–15, $4.4 billion (2.8%) higher in real terms than in 2013–14.