Australian Bureau of Statistics, continually updated Key ABS economic and social indicators measuring equality between males and females, including gender pay gap and life expectancy. Click picture to enlarge Contents: Key indicators Gender pay gap Work Education Health and wellbeing Crime Work-life balance The content presented in these indicators may not be the most recent data available...
HIV Futures 9: deadline extended, last chance to participate, closes 28th May
The Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, May 2019 HIV Futures is a survey about health, treatments, work, finances, sex and relationships of people living with HIV (PLHIV). HIV Futures is run by the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University, who are still seeking participants for HIV Futures 9. If you...
Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status, 2017
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, Last updated: 15 June 2018 The Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The initial sections of the Overview provide information about the context of Aboriginal and...
Pregnant women are at increased risk of domestic violence in all cultural groups
The Conversation, April 26, 2018 6.00pm AEST Domestic violence occurs across all age groups and life stages. Rather than reducing during pregnancy, expecting a child is a key risk factor for domestic violence beginning or escalating. Our research, published today in the journal BMJ Open, found that 4.3% of pregnant women due to give birth in Western Sydney disclosed domestic violence when asked...
Queensland strangulation law after one year: almost 800 charged
The Age, May 7, 2017
Almost 800 people have been charged with strangulation offences in Queensland in the past year, following a domestic violence crackdown.
Strangulation was added as a standalone offence to Queensland’s Criminal Code one year ago, because it is known to be an indicator of escalating domestic violence.
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Closing the Gap: Six of seven targets ‘not on track’, life expectancy gap unchanged
The Age, February 14th, 2017
Australia is not on track to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, with the divide widening and deaths increasing when it comes to cancer, the ninth annual Closing the Gap report has found.
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