Public health

Journal article
27 April 2017

This article outlines the development of an participatory system dynamics (SD) model for suicide prevention in Australia, and investigates the hypothesised impacts over the next 10 years (2015–...

12 April 2017

This report presents a national summary of the results of the 2016 National Social Housing Survey, and reports findings from public housing, community housing and state owned and managed...

4 April 2017

Describes the key themes which emerged during a consultation process for policy options for the regulation of electronic cigarettes.

Journal article
3 April 2017

Changes to the software used in general practice could improve the collection of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status of all patients, and boost access to healthcare measures...

Research report
29 March 2017

The objective of this report, commissioned by Family and Relationship Services Australia (FRSA), was to begin a national conversation as to how investing in coordinated strategies to increase...

21 March 2017

A promising federal government homelessness strategy dissipated for lack of funding and political will, writes Lesley Russell.

8 March 2017

The latest Australian Child Health Poll has revealed a worrying pattern of practice in Australian health care, where some unvaccinated children are being refused care by health care providers.

20 February 2017

This report highlights the core service activity, as well as additional immunisation programs undertaken by the RCH Immunisation Service team.

17 February 2017

Uses data published by the Commonwealth to report on core measures of hospital performance.

7 February 2017

This is the final evaluation report of the Bowel Screening Pilot, carried out to determine whether organised bowel screening could be introduced in New Zealand in a way that is effective, safe and...