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Report

State of the nation in suicide prevention 2020

Suicide Prevention Australia designed the State of the Nation in Suicide Prevention Survey to gather in-depth intelligence from their membership and the broader suicide prevention sector. The information they have gathered on this area will inform their policy and advocacy work in 2020/21.
Report

State of the nation in suicide prevention 2021

Record numbers of Australians are heeding the call to seek help from suicide prevention services in a 'silver lining' that shows the sector is making a major contribution to keeping the community safe, according to this report.
Report

Australia’s Health Tracker by socioeconomic status 2021

This report card looks at the health of adult Australians by socioeconomic status in relation to preventable chronic diseases, the major risk factors for chronic diseases and premature deaths from those diseases and suicide.
Report

Inequalities in overweight and obesity and the social determinants of health: 2007–08 to 2017–18

Obesity is a major public health issue in Australia. This report examines the associations between overweight and obesity and factors that include a person’s level of education, occupation, household income and household make-up.
Journal article

Building an effective and enduring prevention system

Australia's National Preventive Health Strategy has been under development since 2019. This paper outlines four areas of focus for implementation of the strategy: prevention management expertise; policy and and program specifications; regional workforce capacity, and enablers for evaluation.
Journal article

Identifying environmental determinants relevant to health and wellbeing in remote Australian Indigenous communities: a scoping review of grey literature

This research identifies built and socio-political environmental indicators from publicly available grey literature documents locally relevant to remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.
Report

Mental health and suicide prevention - interim report

This interim report includes an update on the Committee’s activities to date, and emerging themes identified through recent reports into Australia’s mental health system and engagement with the Productivity Commission, National Mental Health Commission and Department of Health.
Report

People living with HIV accessing NSW aged care services

This consultation was the first in Australia to investigate People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) uptake of and satisfaction with aged care services. It also investigated attitudes to aged care and whether Australian PLHIV believed the aged care service system can meet their particular care needs.
Report

Wellbeing and healing through connection and culture

This review summarises the emerging research and knowledge, key themes and principles surrounding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural perspectives and concepts of healing and social and emotional wellbeing as they relate to suicide prevention.
Strategy

The RHD Endgame Strategy: the blueprint to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia by 2031

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is preventable. The collective experience of communities and clinicians, in addition to over 25 years of research, means the knowledge and evidence base now exists to eliminate rheumatic heart disease in Australia. This strategy document brings together this experience, knowledge and...