Health

Policy report

21 Feb 2019

This paper invetsigates whether Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are fit-for-purpose to drive and foster needed reforms in primary care, and offer suggestions for improving this capability.

Report

21 Feb 2019

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.

Report

20 Feb 2019

This report evaluates the health of the disability sector in Australia and considers the impact caused by the rollout of the NDIS.

Report

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Productivity Commission
20 Feb 2019

This audit was undertaken to provide assurance that the Closing the Gap framework is appropriately governed, and that monitoring and reporting arrangements are being managed effectively and draw on accurate and appropriate data.

Report

20 Feb 2019

Global spending on health is growing fast, accounting for 10% of global GDP, but out-of-pocket expenses are still pushing many people into poverty.

Report

20 Feb 2019

For this sixth report, wastewater samples were collected during weeks of June and August 2018. Wastewater analysis was conducted at 58 sites (22 capital city and 36 regional) across all Australian states and territories, covering 13 substances, providing a detailed picture of national drug consumption.

Report

20 Feb 2019

This report highlights that people with cardiovascular disease require aggressive management of their risk factors to prevent secondary cardiovascular events. This includes effective strategies to support medicine and treatment adherence, rehabilitation, and lifestyle changes.

Report

19 Feb 2019

With financial sustainability, care delivery, patient centricity, digital transformation, and regulatory compliance at the top of the agenda, this report argues that health care sector leaders need to collaborate with all stakeholders, as they look to shape the future of health care and establish a...

Report

19 Feb 2019

This report assesses the potential for existing data sources to improve monitoring overweight and obesity in Australia, and highlights future opportunities for improve monitoring these conditions. A 4-step process is used to assess the utility of different data sources to provide relevant information on the...

Guide

19 Feb 2019

This quick guide provides an overview of how therapeutic goods are approved, how their supply is regulated, and how they are monitored for safety in Australia.

Briefing paper

19 Feb 2019

This briefing presents the main findings from research commissioned by the Health Foundation and carried out by the FrameWorks Institute, analysing public understanding, expert opinion and media narrative around health. It also presents findings from questions sponsored by the Health Foundation in the 2017 British...

Report

The appalling state of emergency accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west
15 Feb 2019

This report has been prepared in response to consumer feedback that highlights the crisis in crisis accommodation in Melbourne’s north and west.

Report

15 Feb 2019

The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of risk management, data monitoring and public reporting arrangements associated with the Australian Government's funding of public hospital services under the 2011 National Health Reform Agreement.

Commentary

15 Feb 2019

Would a Health Reform Commission give a Labor government the cover it needs to deal with powerful interest groups? Jennifer Doggett takes a look.

Guide

14 Feb 2019

This quick guide provides an overview of mental health in Australia, including the prevalence of mental health conditions, the cost of mental illness, government responsibilities, and mental health services available in Australia.

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Australia is a diverse nation, and this is reflected in the diversity of religion, spirituality, sexuality, culture, socio-economic background, geographic spread, medical and care needs, and personal experiences of our senior population. The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that all consumers of aged care...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respects their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Report

14 Feb 2019

The Committee reports on its Inquiry into Australia's relationship with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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