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Cancer in Australia: a snapshot, 2004-05

This ABS publication provides a brief overview of the incidence of the types of cancer suffered, prevalence and other characteristics, cancer screening practices, trends in morbidity and mortality in Australia.

Labour force, Australia, April 2009

This report provides summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force. The main findings include the surprising result that...

Schools, Australia, 2008

The statistics in this publication relate to government and non-government schools, students and school staff, and were collected through the non-finance National Schools Statistics Collection (NSSC), which was established through the work of the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (MCEETYA). For...

National health survey: summary of results, 2007-08

The National Health Survey of 2007-08 examines the key health issues in Australia. Some of the key health risk factors highlighted in this report are obesity, alcohol consumption and smoking. Overweight and Obesity More adult Australians were overweight or obese in 2007-08 compared with 1995...

Diabetes in Australia: a snapshot, 2004 - 2005

This ABS article provides a brief overview of the prevalence, comorbidity and mortality, risk factors, actions taken and health costs of diabetes mellitus. This paper focuses on diabetes reported by respondents as a current and long term condition. This ABS article provides a brief overview...

A Review of Regional Development Australia Committee 2010-2011 Regional Plans: Issues Identified by Regions

This report summarises the findings of a review of selected aspects of the 2010 and 2011 regional plans of the 55 Regional Development Australia committees. The Indian Ocean territories of Christmas Island and Cocos Keeling Island are also included in the summary, because although they...

4510.0 - Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia, 2008

This release presents national statistics on incidents of victimisation for a selected range of offences that came to the attention of state and territory police and were recorded by them in the period 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2008.

Water use on Australian farms, 2007-08

This publication presents estimates of agricultural water use, including pastures and crops irrigated. Estimates are presented for Australia, state/territories and Natural Resource Management (NRM) regions, as well as for the Murray-Darling Basin. The estimates are compiled from data collected as part of the Agricultural Resource...

Experimental life tables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2005–2007

Life expectancy at birth of Indigenous Australians was 67.2 years for men and 72.9 years for women for 2005–2007, according to experimental figures released by the ABS. The ABS reported that the life expectancy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men is 11.5 years lower...

Conceptual framework for family and domestic violence

This report contains a conceptual framework for data relating to family and domestic violence. The framework illustrates relationships between the key elements of family and domestic violence, such as: context, risk, incident, responses, impacts/outcomes, and programs, research and evaluation.