Health & Wellbeing

Audio interview
19 January 2017

Malcolm Turnbull's recent cabinet reshuffle means Australia will have its first ever federal Aboriginal minister, with West Australian MP, Ken Wyatt, given the portfolios of aged care and...

Report
13 January 2017

In 2015–16, 1,440 cases of hospital-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) were reported in Australian public hospitals.

Submission
13 January 2017

This submission is based on a series of consultations with Victorian Salvation Army services that highlighted three key groups of people who, without adequate supports, are likely to remain in...

Journal article
12 January 2017

Lap band surgery has significant benefits for severely obese teenagers and, despite its controversial nature, should still be considered as a first option to manage obesity during adolescence, a...

Report
12 January 2017

The goal of reviewing drug utensils regulations is to understand their effectiveness in achieving health and social outcomes for New Zealanders. This review looks at whether current regulations...

Report
12 January 2017

The analysis reveals those detainees most in need of drug treatment were also those most ready to change their drug use.

Journal article
10 January 2017

The results of this study showed that the typical RF exposure of children from Wi-Fi at school is very low and comparable or lower to other sources in the environment.

Audio interview
5 January 2017

Opt-out laws mean once a person dies, it's presumed they consent to donate their organs unless they've specifically signed up to an opt-out register.

Report
23 December 2016

This study finds no evidence of a substantial concentration of homicides in specific night-time leisure areas.

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This publication summarises Wave 1 findings from the Pathways of Care Longitudinal Study relating to contact between children and young people in out-of-home care and their birth families.