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Australia’s health 2018 (Report)

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare,  Release Date: 20 Jun 2018   Australia’s Health 2018 is the AIHW’s 16th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against an agreed set of indicators...

Healthy Communities: HPV immunisation rates in 2014–15

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2017 Immunisation against the highly contagious human papillomavirus (HPV) can prevent cervical and other cancers, and other HPV-related diseases. The National HPV Vaccination Program has been immunising adolescent girls since 2007 and was extended to boys in 2013. This third Healthy Communities report on HPV immunisation shows the percentage of girls...

Domestic violence leading cause of hospitalised assault among girls and women in Australia

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), 19 April 2017 Nearly 6,500 women and girls were hospitalised due to assault in Australia in 2013–14, with the violence usually perpetrated by a partner or spouse, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The data, available as part of a new series of fact sheets on selected injuries, shows that over...

Alcohol and other drug treatment services – Key findings in 2014–15

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2016 Key findings in 2014–15: Agencies A total of 843 publicly-funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies provided services to clients seeking treatment and support for alcohol and other drug problems, an increase of 27% over the 5-year period to 2014–15. Clients Around 115,000 clients received just over 170,000 treatment episodes from alcohol and...

Over one-third of homelessness clients seek domestic & family violence support

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 3 February 2016 Over one-third of adults and children seeking help from specialist homelessness services in Australia did so for domestic and family violence reasons, according to a new report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Domestic and family violence and homelessness 2011-12 to 2013–14, is the...

Domestic and family violence and homelessness in Australia

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), December 2015 Key findings 187,000 (or one-third) of the 520,000 Australians who accessed specialist homelessness services (SHS) between 2011–12 and 2013–14 were adults and children seeking assistance for reasons of domestic and family violence. The complexity of domestic and family violence situations requires continued support over long time...

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