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Introduction: In 2010–11, there were 132 570 workers’ compensation claims for serious work-related injuries or illnesses. This equates to an incidence rate of 13.1 serious claims per 1000 employees.Preliminary data for 2011–12 show there were 128 050 serious workers’ compensation claims, which...
This report presents overweight and obesity rates at the local level across Australia.
In 2011–12, 10.8 million adults were either overweight or obese, and of these 4.7 million were obese.
This report shows that the percentage of adults who were obese varied threefold...
In this report, experts in several fields such as economics, psychology, survey analysis, and national statistics, describe how measurements of well-being can be used effectively to assess the progress of nations.
This review is intended to provide an authoritative, up-to-date review of the physical activity of Indigenous people that is a valuable overview for people working in the area and assists in the development of policies, strategies and programs.
This review of...
This is the first national Australian longitudinal population-based study to examine the prevalence and incidence of diabetes and its complications, as well as high blood pressure, heart disease and kidney disease.
Diabetes mellitus has become one of the most common...
This review finds that there are relatively few papers describing interventions that target environmental determinants of Indigenous health.
Objective: Effective interventions to improve population and individual health require environmental change as well as strategies that target individual behaviours and clinical...
This report finds that Australia's prisoners have significant health issues, with high rates of mental health problems, communicable diseases, alcohol misuse, smoking and illicit drug use.
The health of Australia's prisoners 2012 is the 3rd report relating to the National...
New research finds that the Australian mental health system is failing young men and suggests modern technology offers the potential to improve mental health and wellbeing.
The first Young and Well National Survey, a scientific study of young men from across...
This report provides the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are faring according to a range of indicators on health status, determinants of health and health system performance that are based on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework....
This report finds that specialist homelessness agencies helped more than 157,000 clients and provided more than 3.6 million nights of accommodation in the 6 months from July to December 2012.
In the 6-month period from July to December 2012:...