Personal injuries
Wounds and injuries

Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport: 2010–11 to 2014–15

This report provides a summary of fatal and non-fatal injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia due to unintentional land transport crashes over the 5-year period from 2010–11 to 2014–15. Due to data quality issues, Victoria, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory...

Mobility scooter-related injuries and deaths

Despite media attention and community discussion about the risks and benefits of mobility scooter use, there are few substantial evidence-based reviews of these largely unregulated consumer products. This report provides an overview of mobility scooter-related injuries.

Pedal cyclist injury deaths and hospitalisations 1999–00 to 2015–16

This report looks at injury hospitalisations for pedal cyclists in 2015–16, as well as trend information for deaths and hospitalisations from 1999–00 to 2015–16.

Social cost of road crashes and injuries: 2018 update

This is an annual update of the Social Cost of Road Crashes and Injuries statistics published by the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. This update provides estimates of the average social costs per injury and per crash at June 2018 prices. The update accounts for...

Hospitalised injury among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011–12 to 2015–16

This report provides updated statistics on hospitalisations among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to injury. The report highlights specific areas of disadvantage in comparison with non-Indigenous people with respect to the types and causes of injury requiring hospitalisation.

Health and safety at work strategy 2018-2028

This strategy document sets out the New Zealand government’s vision for improving health and safety at work across New Zealand over the next ten years.

Electrical injuries: hospitalisations and deaths 2014–15 and 2015–16

This report provides an overview of cases admitted to hospital with an electrical injury or a fatal electrical injury in Australia between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2016.
Technical report

Use of emergency department data to improve routine injury surveillance: technical report 2013–14

This report examines routinely collected national data on injury cases that attended a public hospital emergency department in Australia in 2013–14 and describes and illustrates possible applications of the data for injury surveillance.
Position paper

Australia’s mandatory helmet laws: Bicycle Network position paper

Mandatory helmet laws, originally supported by Bicycle Network, were introduced in Australia in the 1990s. However, after a 14-month policy review, the network has decided to call for change.

National Return to Work survey 2018: summary report

This report provides a comprehensive summary of the 2018 National Return to Work survey responses. The survey is undertaken on a biannual basis and compares the return to work experiences and outcomes of injured workers against a number of variables, including returning to work, workplace...