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Distressing lack of access to palliative care highlighted in new data
Budget must include the cost of living healthy and well into the future
Dr Zoran Bolevich Appointed To Lead AIHW
New research reveals young adults agree that vapes must not be available in retail outlets
National Cabinet must commit to women’s safety by addressing the homelessness crisis
AIHW data reinforces the need for targeted investment in rural health
Falls, fractures and self-harm: 4 charts on how kids’ injury risk changes over time and differs for boys and girls
Think Twice Before Adopting Pet
More Australians Are Seeking Treatment For Alcohol
Leading health organisations unite behind e-cigarette reforms protecting young Australians
Alcohol retailers exploiting pregnancy warning loophole, putting babies at risk
New AIHW data shows that alcohol continues to harm millions of Australians
First report on paediatric palliative care in Australia gives snapshot of impact and need
Joint submission: Recommendations to the Review of Australia’s visa Significant Cost Threshold
People with disability are missing out on homes
New AIHW homelessness report shows improving outcomes in Tasmania
New stats show homelessness remains shockingly high
Capacity crunch: AIHW stats reveal overwhelmed homelessness services
Snapshot of palliative care in Australia
Royal Commission granted three-month extension by Federal Government
NSW new minns Labor Government establishes taskforce to tackle emergency department wait times
Minns Labor Government establishes taskforce to tackle emergency department wait times
Women and Women’s Safety Ministerial Council 25 November
7 charts on family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia
New data underscores urgent need to address national crisis of military suicide
Higher proportion of Australians live with a chronic health condition, impacting employment opportunities
Extreme weather is landing more Australians in hospital – and heat is the biggest culprit
Brain biometrics help identify sports concussions
Updated Dementia in Australia report and National Dementia Data Improvement Plan 2023-2033 released
Pacific Health Information Support Hub
The tragedy of veteran suicide: How Australia has failed its finest’ Address by Commissioner Nick Kaldas APM (Chair) to the National Press Club
Numbers don’t lie: increased investment in rural health care urgently needed
New Chair for AIHW as wellbeing report shows pandemic effects linger
​​​​​​​New Chair for AIHW as wellbeing report shows pandemic effects linger
Submission: Human Rights Act for All
When ‘breast is best’ for mothers
Country cardiac rehab help launches in SA-NT
New palliative care data highlights pressure on hospitals
Aussies are living longer than ever before, but will this trend continue?
Record number of babies born in 2021
New data reveals desperate need for more social housing
Alcohol treatment episodes at their highest in decade
Sports injury hospitalisations return to pre-COVID trends
Explore new data on Medicare subsidies and service use by Local Government Area
Substantiations within the child protection system remain stable
Almost half of Australians are estimated to have one or more chronic health conditions, impacting participation in the Australian workforce
Hospitalisation numbers continued to be affected by the pandemic in 202122