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Improving mental health outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the criminal justice system

This report synthesises available evidence from programs and initiatives that aim to improve mental health for Indigenous Australians who have contact with the criminal justice system.

Inequalities in overweight and obesity and the social determinants of health: 2007–08 to 2017–18

Obesity is a major public health issue in Australia. This report examines the associations between overweight and obesity and factors that include a person’s level of education, occupation, household income and household make-up.

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2021

This report presents statistics on the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (NBCSP) using key performance indicators. Of those who were invited to participate in the NBCSP between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2019, 43.5% undertook screening.

Income support receipt for young people transitioning from out-of-home care

Reliable national data on outcomes and broader service use of young people who have been in out-of-home care as they transition out of care and into independence is currently lacking. This national report aims to build the evidence-base on transition outcomes by bringing together Australian...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations aged 50 and over: updated analyses for 2018–19

In 2018–19 there were an estimated 27,200 surviving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over who had been removed from their families and communities as a result of past government policies. The findings of this report show that the Stolen Generations aged...