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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
Recruiting more mental health workers won’t stop suicides
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
New report looks at impacts of dementia in Australia
AIHW releases 2021 report card on wellbeing of Australians
Health insights from first year of Covid in Australia
Release of AIHW report on Practice Incentive Program Quality Improvement Measures
First annual report on Quality Improvement Measures in general practices
Bad backs costing us big bucks
One-third of disease burden caused by modifiable risk factors
Mental health services overwhelmed, warns AMA
GPs need more support in caring for patients with mental health conditions
New data on veterans released day after census
Mental health our fastest-growing hospital admission
Mental health our fasted-growing hospital admission
Reparations an important major step in healing journey of Stolen Generations survivors in Commonwealth territories
Mothers are older, smoking less and having healthy babies
World-first monitoring system provides timely data on ambulance attendances for suicide and self-harm
Alcohol remains national drug of concern
436,000 social housing dwellings across Australia
Australians more likely to be overweight or obese depending on their education levels, household tenure and where they live
New CEO to lead health and welfare data agency
Private psychiatric hospitals will step up for young people
Young Australians highly impacted by COVID-19
New report on income support receipt for young people transitioning from out-of-home care
Hospital activity low during early months of COVID-19 pandemic
Stolen Generations survivors face poorer health and wellbeing outcomes than other Indigenous Australians
At least 5,300 young people under youth justice supervision on an average day in 201920
1 in 10 palliative care-related services provided at home
Rate of children in out-of-home care remains stable
Fewer deaths among Australians with dementia during first 10 months of COVID-19 pandemic
Food is our most effective weapon in preventing chronic disease
Golden staph bloodstream infections continue to fall in Australian public hospitals
Inconsistent tenancy laws making life harder for domestic violence victims seeking to escape
334 children adopted in Australia during 2019-20, mostly by long-term carers or step-parents
COVID-19 vaccination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in phase 1b and 2a
Stings beat snake bite in injury league
Bees responsible for most venomous bite and sting hospitalisations
Towards a National Child Wellbeing Strategy
New report looks at uptake of telehealth in antenatal care during COVID-19 lockdowns
A National Day for all Australians