Organisation

Australian Health Policy Collaboration

Acronym
AHPC
Owning Institution
Description

The Australian Health Policy Collaboration promotes and supports a national policy agenda for the prevention of chronic diseases that improves population health and wellbeing in Australia. 

Our mission is to inform and influence public policy and its practice, through the translation and application of evidence, to improve health outcomes in Australia and particularly for socioeconomically disadvantaged communities.

Recently added resources

Discussion paper

A review of the national reviews of Australia's health service arrangements
28 Feb 2019
521

This issues paper highlights the complexity and dysfunction of the current health system in Australia and aims to bring attention to the considerable agreement across national health reviews over the past 35 years.

Technical report

8 Aug 2018
438

This is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. The latest national report card reveals the strong links between chronic physical ill health and mental ill health....

Report

Report Card
7 Aug 2018
58

Australia’s Mental and Physical Health Tracker is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions including anxiety and depression.

Released by Professsor Allan Fels AO (AHPC Advisory Board member) on 7...

Report

A report card on preventable oral diseases and their risk factors: tracking progress for a healthier Australia by 2025
19 Mar 2018
185

This report card looks at the oral health of Australian adults in relation to risk factors, oral disease and adverse oral health outcomes. Australia’s Adult Oral Health Tracker will be issued regularly and will track the targets for better oral health in Australia by 2025....

Policy report

The case for an Australian health survey
8 Mar 2018
21

This report is the work of a national collaboration of leading experts, researchers and practitioners working in health, education, transport, public health and policy. It outlines a national implementation strategy for an ongoing commitment to the Australian Health Survey.