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Report

Families in Australia Survey: life during COVID-19 - report no.5

Each family has had their own unique experience of the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown. This report looks at how COVID-19 affected our recreational and ‘spare time’ activities.
Report

Mapping food insecurity

Australia is a prosperous country, but too many families experience food insecurity. This report examines the determinants of the issue, creating a food insecurity index for Central and North Queensland.
Discussion paper

Consultation paper: development of the National Preventive Health Strategy

Preventive health is a key pillar of Australia’s long-term national health plan. This consultation paper sets out what the 10-year National Preventive Health Strategy will aim to achieve and conceptually how this might be done.
Journal article

Tackling Indigenous smoking: a good news story in Australian tobacco control

The achievements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control are among the most encouraging stories in Australian tobacco control and in efforts to improve Indigenous health and to Close The Gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Journal article

What makes an effective antismoking campaign – insights from the trenches

This paper describes traditionally effective approaches for anti-smoking mass media advertising and explores challenges and future directions for campaign planning. The changing characteristics of the current smoking population and media landscape are examined.
Report

Australia's community sector and COVID-19: supporting communities through crisis

This report provides insight into the status of Australia’s community sector during July 2020, a period in which the sector grappled with the significant health, social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and rapid changes in policy and service delivery.
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Impacts of COVID-19 on children and young people who contact Kids Helpline

This report examines the types of COVID-19-related concerns that children and young people aged 5 to 25 years raised with Kids Helpline counsellors between January and the end of April 2020.
Briefing paper

Morbidity, mortality, and sex-specific impacts of COVID-19

This rapid research brief analyses the factors that influence the risk of infection, the risk of severe disease requiring hospitalisation or intensive care unit (ICU) admission, and the risk of death.
Report

Understanding and sustaining the health care service shifts accelerated by COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to significant changes in how NHS services are delivered and used. This has seen an acceleration of policies that have previously only made incremental progress.
Report

Zero suicide Aotearoa

This paper outlines a systems approach to suicide prevention that recognises it takes many sectors, groups and individuals working together to save lives. It has been written at a time when the country is facing the worst public health crisis in a generation. The COVID-19...