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Health Workforce Australia

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Australia’s health workforce series: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers/practitioners in focus

This paper brings together available information to describe the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker / Practitioner workforce, including number and characteristics, potential data sources to measure workforce activity, and an analysis based on information presented.

Expanded scope of practice and aged care workforce reform progress report

This report outlines progress across the health and aged care sectors to create a more productive, sustainable and consumer-centred system. Introduction Health Workforce Australia’s (HWA) national workforce innovation and reform program is driving change across the health and aged care sectors to create a more...

Australia’s health workforce series: doctors in focus

There are significant challenges facing Australia’s health workforce now and into the future, including an ageing population, expected increased demand for health services and increasing expectations for service delivery, changing burden of disease and broader labour market issues. Such challenges are well documented in a...

Health Workforce 2025: Doctors, Nurses and Midwives - Volume 1

Health Workforce 2025 (HW 2025) provides Australia's first major, long-term, national projections for doctors, nurses and midwives and presents the best available planning information on our future health workforce. It presents the need for essential co-ordinated, long-term reforms by government, professions and the higher education...

The general practice workforce in Australia – supply and requirements to 2013

This report provides a comprehensive picture of the current GP workforce situation and sets out projections of GP workforce requirements to 2013. It highlights increases in demand for medical services in recent years, the effect of the decline in average working hours on the supply...