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Digital Me, is the latest in a series of surveys conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, to examine issues affecting the wellbeing of Australians.
This study found that 10% of 14-15 year-olds reported that they had self-harmed in the previous twelve months and 5% had attempted suicide.
This paper contributes insights into the role of tenure in modifying the relationship between housing affordability and health, using a cross-national comparison of similar post-industrial nations—Australia and the United Kingdom—with different tenure structures. The paper utilises longitudinal data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics...
Mr G’s case is one of some 200 cases involving immigration detention matters previously referred to the Palmer Inquiry by the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs in May 2005. In July 2005, the federal government asked me to complete the investigation of...
This project involved secondary analysis of ABS and AIHW data, interviews with housing and community care service provider stakeholders in two sites (South Australia and Tasmania) and interviews with people with dementia and their carers about their housing.
Housing security is an important goal...
In Australia, and internationally, the family is recognised as the best environment for raising children wherever possible. Governments provide a range of universal and specialist services to support families. However, where a parent has a disability, particularly cognitive disability or mental...
The aim of this report is to provide a detailed review of the academic literature around what constitutes a mentally healthy workplace as well as to identify the practical means by which workplaces can enhance and support the mental health and wellbeing of employees.
The Australian Workplace Barometer project aims to provide science driven evidence of Australian work conditions and their relationships to workplace health and productivity, through a national monitoring and surveillance system.
This report was commissioned by Safe Work Australia to provide a summary of the...
Employer toolkits are designed to help employers remove barriers for particular jobseekers, including young people, culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups and mature-age workers. This study of 20 toolkits examined the propositions used to engage employers and the tools provided, in order to assess the...
This short film Lessons for Life , shows real-life stories from people who have experienced suicidal thoughts as a powerful way to increase empathy and understanding. The video shares incredible stories of resilience; stories that underpin SANE’s research into attempted suicide.
As participant Evan...