Latest AIHW News

Political parties make promises on rural health
Youth justice supervision rates continue to fall
Young people’s health and wellbeing: we must not leave them behind
Award-winning Youth Mental Health model Live4Life coming to Central Go
National report shines light on epilepsy in Australia
Covid restrictions led to fewer sports injury hospitalisations in 201920
Pharmacists can help resolve troubling aged care findings
New Sport Australia and AIS project to make sport safer
National sports injury data strategy consultation begins, as new data reveals potential health savings from improving injury
900 fewer younger people aged under 65 living in residential aged care
AMA calls for national plan to address backlog of essential operations
Even more elective surgery patients forced to wait more than year
Public hospitals worked to clear elective surgery backlog during 202021
Prostate cancer in Australia – what do numbers tell us?
Pandemic drove government health spending up in 2019-20
Public hospital emergency presentations rebound in 2020-21
New reports spotlight hospitalisations due to family, domestic and sexual violence and service responses
ACEM responds to AIHW emergency department care report 2020-21
Covid continues to impact public hospital emergency departments in 202021
First national report provides insights into safety of children in care
Life and work experiences of Australians with chronic conditions
COVID has shown us we know how to end homelessness – but latest homelessness stats show that we are failing to do this
42% of specialist homelessness services clients have experienced family and domestic violence
Cancer survival rates are improving in Australia
Number of adoptions in Australia lowest since AIHW records began
Cancer survival rates continue to improve, while death and incidence rates fall
Health impact of coronary heart disease decreases, but still has highest disease burden for Australians
Statement, AMA President, Dr Omar Khorshid: Children aged 12 still too young for jail
New insights into suicide and self-harm in Australia, including potentially-modifiable risk factors
Grant success to deliver new treatments for heart disease
WHO and AIHW release new mental health data
Annual AIHW report highlights need for veterans’ support
HON ANDREW GEE – Annual AIHW Report highlights need for veteran support
Annual reporting about Australian Defence Force suicide deaths expanded to include members who served since 1985
Cardiovascular disease deaths continue to fall, however 1.2 million Australians affected by heart, stroke or vascular disease
How COVID-19 changed way Australians used health services in 2019-20
Homelessness service systems fundamentally broken: AAEH
New report highlights help provided by Specialist Homelessness Services in communities across Australia
Progress of measures in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2020 show mixed results
Emergency department visits surged during 2019-20 bushfire season
First-of-its-kind report shines light on experiences of women in Australian prisons
We urge women to keep up with cervical screening
Health spending grew by 3.1% during 2018-19
More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are accessing eye health services according to AIHW Report
Improvements in eye health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
National suicide monitoring of serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel 2020 update
Blood cancer diagnoses up 38% while regional patients face biggest barriers to survival
New report sheds light on sexual assault in Australia