Health

Report

20 Jul 2018

This report presents information on the physical activity and sedentary participation rate of Australians across the life stages, reported against Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines.

Report

17 Jul 2018

Provides a picture of the national response of the health and welfare service system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Research report

16 Jul 2018

Over 63,500 courses of radiotherapy were delivered in Australia during 2016–17. 50% of all radiotherapy patients started treatment within nine days.

Briefing paper

16 Jul 2018

Australia’s population is ageing and with this trend comes the burden and complexity of increasing physical illness and disability. This burden escalates as a person nears death and as a consequence, the cost of care becomes disproportionately high in the last year of life. Currently,...

Commentary

16 Jul 2018

Unless you take action to remove yourself from the My Health Record (MHR) system, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and, as the default, provide numerous people with access to it.

Commentary

16 Jul 2018

The My Health Record (MHR) system promises to make Australia a leader in providing citizens with access to their own health records.

Report

The Director-General of Health’s annual report on the state of public health
16 Jul 2018

The information in this report helps the Ministry of Health and the wider health sector with their planning, with the aim of reducing health inequities and improving population health so that more New Zealanders live well, stay well and get well.

Strategy

A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
13 Jul 2018

This resource contains a set of clear actions that are needed to address the many drivers of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This is a national resource, intended to encourage, guide and support a national effort by many organisations and stakeholders, at...

Research report

13 Jul 2018

This report examines the overlap between alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services and youth justice supervision from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2016. The research found that about 1 in 3 young people under youth justice supervision accessed an AOD treatment service.

Audio program

13 Jul 2018

Unless you opt-out by mid-October, the Federal Government will create an online record of your health details that it can access for the rest of your life and beyond - even if you ask for it to be deleted. Privacy advocates are warning people to...

Research report

13 Jul 2018

The NDIS emerged from years of discussions about problems with the existing disability support arrangements, the need for reform, and proposals for new models of disability support. Key developments in the realisation of the NDIS are outlined in this paper.

Discussion paper

12 Jul 2018

In many regards, it’s never been better time to be an older person in Victoria. Statistically people are living longer, in large part thanks to improved public health outcomes and medical advancements.

Research report

Why UK research and innovation needs a greater diversity of priorities, politics, places and people
12 Jul 2018

This report sets out why and how the United Kingdom needs to escape the biomedical bubble if it is to realise the economic, social and health potential of new investment in research and development.

Briefing paper

11 Jul 2018

This Policy Brief outlines a different approach for addressing the complex nature of childhood vulnerability in communities experiencing high levels of disadvantage – a place-based collective impact approach.

Report

10 Jul 2018

This is the ninth national report on organisations funded by the Australian government to provide health services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Working paper

6 Jul 2018

The veteran-centred model is based on the AIHW’s person-centred model and supports a person-centred approach to understanding the experiences and outcomes of Australia’s veterans. This working paper shows how the AIHW person-centred model can be relevantly applied to the veteran population to support holistic analysis...

Research report

6 Jul 2018

This is the third national report on the 21 Better Cardiac Care measures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with updated data available to report on 14 measures. It shows that while the mortality rate from cardiac conditions is falling among Indigenous Australians, it...

Journal article

4 Jul 2018

This manuscript reports descriptive findings of transport behaviours among teenagers in Southland, New Zealand, and discusses the implications of these for public health and policy.

Journal article

4 Jul 2018

This article argues that Australians are likely to be more receptive to autonomous vehicles when provided with information relating to the public health benefits of using them.

Commentary

4 Jul 2018

Energy justice is a social issue, and by leaving it up to vulnerable people to sort it out for themselves, we as a society risk making it even worse.

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