Health & Wellbeing

Briefing paper
1 March 2017

This issue of the Research to Practice Series explores what works to help people make the choice to become a foster carers, and the strategies that can assist in supporting and retaining...

Report
1 March 2017

Provides detailed information about the experiences of care for women during various stages of the maternity journey, highlighting where NSW performs well, and potential areas for improvement.

Journal article
27 February 2017

This article examines demographic and behavioural correlates of high consumption of soft drinks among Australian adolescents and explores the associations between high consumption and soft drink ...

Article
23 February 2017

Insights from SVA’s analysis of a peer operated mental health service, which reveals just how and why this approach is so valuable, to both those accessing the service and the local mental health...

Audio program
22 February 2017

Experts warn that as people are expected to live for longer, adequate social and health structures must be put in place.

Discussion paper
22 February 2017

This issues paper has been released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the study into National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) costs, outlining a range of issues about which...

21 February 2017

This plan is intended to improve outcomes for Pacific disabled children, youth and their families.

Audio program
21 February 2017

Victoria's first legal crop of cannabis has just been harvested for medicinal use.

Strategy
20 February 2017

The actions outlined in this plan are intended to support the development of the primary health care, community and specialist workforce, so they are well equipped, integrated, competent and...

Report
20 February 2017

This Royal Commission report outlines the findings from a comprehensive survey of Catholic Church authorities in Australia, to gather data about the extent of claims of child sexual abuse made...