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Summary: This is the twenty-first annual report on pregnancy and childbirth in Australia. In 2011, a total of 297,126 women gave birth to 301,810 babies. There was a 0.8% increase in the total number of births compared with 2010.
This working paper provides an overview of a proposed national linked dataset on the educational activity and outcomes of children while in child protection services, to allow ongoing and longitudinal monitoring of the academic progress, and to better inform policy, practice and planning of activities...
This paper provides the technical specifications for the 31 key national indicators under the 2012-15 action plan of the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children 2009-2020 (the 'National Framework').
These specifications will guide the reporting of these indicators in the National Framework annual report...
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:...
The report provides national information on the pregnancy and childbirth of mothers, and the characteristics and outcomes of their babies.
The average maternal age in 2010 was 30.0 years compared with 29.2 years in 2001. About 42.1% of...
This report contains comprehensive information relating to adoptions in Australia, including characteristics of adopted children, adoptive families and birth mothers.
Falling intercountry adoption numbers contribute to overall decline
The 333 finalised adoptions in 2011-12 was the lowest annual...
This resource sheet examines programs for Australian Indigenous families that effectively support parenting in the early years. This is not a systematic review of all programs; instead, it presents briefly on the evidence for parenting programs generally and then focuses specifically on the evidence for...
This report includes national data collected by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on Indigenous community housing. Information is presented on a range of Indigenous housing indicators including overcrowding, dwelling condition, affordability, connection to services and recurrent and capital expenditure. There is...
This report brings together the latest data to highlight the impact of caring.
Family members known as 'primary carers' provide significant assistance to people with disability associated with arthritis and osteoporosis to help them cope with their restrictions and continue independent living. The demand...
Over 11,500 households were living in state owned and managed Indigenous housing at 30 June 2009, occupying 95% of all SOMIH dwellings.
Of these households, 84% paid less than market rent for the dwelling. On average, SOMIH rebated households paid about $123 per week...