Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Link to organisation: http://www.aihw.gov.au/

Source Acronym: AIHW

Owning Institution: Government of Australia

Source Type: Government

Fact sheet
19 April 2017

Nearly 6,500 women and girls were hospitalised due to assault in Australia in 2013–14, with the violence usually perpetrated by a partner or spouse, according to new analysis from the Australian...

Report
13 April 2017

This report updates and extends estimates of the burden due to overweight and obesity reported in the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011 to include burden in people aged under 25, revised...

Report
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...

Report
5 April 2017

Between 2003 and 2015, life expectancy at birth increased for both sexes, and most of this increase corresponded with an increase in years living free of disability and free of severe or profound...

Report
3 April 2017

In 2011, it was estimated that about 730,000 Australians had diagnosed diabetes, 1.7% (12,300) of whom experienced lower limb amputation.

Report
31 March 2017

This bulletin examines the numbers and rates of young people who were under youth justice supervision in Australia during 2015–16 because of their involvement or alleged involvement in crime. It...

Fact sheet
31 March 2017

This fact sheet summarises statistics on youth justice supervision in New South Wales in 2015–16 and includes some national comparisons.

Report
30 March 2017

This third Healthy Communities report on HPV immunisation shows the percentage of girls aged 15 across 31 Primary Health Network (PHN) areas who were fully immunised against HPV in 2014–15.

Report
16 March 2017

During 2015 - 16, 162,175 (30.2 per 1,000) Australian children received child protection services (investigation, care and protection order and/or were in out-of-home care), and children from...

Report
14 March 2017

This report presents data on the Indigenous children and young people who participated in the audiology, ear, nose and throat (ENT) teleotology and Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) services...

Content from centres and departments of Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Report
21 July 2015

This review aims to to identify key approaches and strategies that can contribute to improving the development and implementation of Indigenous health services and programs.

Report
25 February 2015

This resource sheet provides estimates on the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the general and Indigenous populations of Australia, and reviews the local and international...

Report
11 November 2014

This resource sheet reviews past and current programs, research and strategies (both government and non-government) for the prevention and treatment of ear disease in Indigenous children.

Report
6 November 2014

This paper draws on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) perspectives, theoretical understandings, and available evidence to answer questions about what is required to effectively...

Report
15 September 2014

This review explains the context and past experience of public finance reform and its effects on governance in remote Indigenous communities.

Report
20 July 2014

This resource sheet identifies some of the key practices that have underpinned programs or practices for schools and early learning environments that have successfully engaged Indigenous parents...

Report
17 June 2014

Among those enrolled in apprenticeships and traineeships, Indigenous students are more likely to be participating in courses of study leading to lower qualifications, according to this report.

Report
25 April 2014

Based on a literature review of approximately 30 sources, this paper examines the key factors that have underpinned successful Indigenous entrepreneurs and community-based enterprises.

Report
18 February 2014

Introduction: The purpose of this resource sheet is to assess and summarise evidence on the effectiveness of programs relevant to increasing employment rates for Aboriginal and...

Report
18 February 2014

This paper uses the 2011 Census data to quantify the impact of educational disadvantage among Indigenous Australians for labour market participation, employment and occupational destinations....

Report
16 December 2013

This paper reviews evidence relating to ‘what works’ to influence the social and economic determinants of Indigenous health, in order to reduce health inequities, and ultimately contribute to...

Report
16 December 2013

This review primarily explores the links between housing quality and health outcomes, the mechanisms by which housing influences health outcomes, and a range of practices that can improve the...

Report
16 December 2013

One of Australia’s greatest challenges is the elimination of the gap between the developmental outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in the early years of life. This paper reviews...

Report
16 December 2013

Though a wide range of health services exist in most urban and regional centres, they are not necessarily accessible. This paper explores how to improve the accessibility of metropolitan, urban...

Report
31 May 2012

Current Indigenous health statistics demonstrate a need for education, schools and schooling to be an effective strategy through which Indigenous health disparities can be addressed.

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Report
31 May 2012

As a group, Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than other Australians, including in the area of sexual health.

Indigenous Australians have substantially...

Briefing paper
31 May 2012

Because there is a clear relationship between the quality of Indigenous housing and the health outcomes of the occupants, this research describes the best building approaches for Indigenous...

Report
14 June 2011

This report outlines the first year of operation and the significant achievements accomplished in that time.

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has made a range...

Report
28 January 2011

Examining programs that work as well as the gaps in current knowledge about school readiness, this paper concentrates on the transition to school for Indigenous Australian children....

Discussion paper
30 September 2010

Examining different approaches that have been used to improve attendance, this issues paper is a useful resource for policymakers, researchers and others interested in what works to overcome...

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Report
18 June 2015

Alcohol and other drug treatment services across Australia provide a broad range of treatment services and support to people using drugs and to their families and friends. This report presents the...

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