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Health and wellbeing

Australia's health 2008: the eleventh biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's health 2008 is the nation's premier source of statistics and informed commentary on: - patterns and determinants of health and illness- health across the life stages- the supply and use of health services- expenditure and workforce- and health sector performance.

Australia's welfare 2001

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australia's welfare 2003: the sixth biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia’s Welfare 2003 is the sixth biennial report on Australia’s welfare. The report describes

welfare services and assistance in the areas of ageing and aged care, disability, family

and children, housing and homelessness.

Australia's welfare 2005 : the seventh biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's Welfare is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australia's welfare 2009: The ninth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

This report provides statistics and related information concerning topics such as families, ageing, disability and housing, as well as an outline of the development of welfare-related information and statistics during the 2-year period to June 2009.

Australia's welfare 2011 : the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's welfare 2011 is the tenth biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on welfare services in Australia.

Australia's young people 2003: Their health and wellbeing

This report provides comprehensive information on the health status of young people including causes of hospitalisations and deaths, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, injury, disability, reproductive and sexual health.

Australian Implementation and Evaluation of Active Support

This study assessed the effectiveness and viability of implementing Active Support in Australian group homes, by introducing Active Support to five Sydney group homes and evaluating its impact. Results showed some positive effects of the intervention.

Australian Social Trends, 2007

Australian Social Trend provides an overview of some key social trends in the various areas of social concern and brings together information from across the different areas to address complex social issues.

Australian Social Trends, Jun 2012

Australian Social Trends draws on a wide range of data, sourced both from ABS and other agencies, to present a picture of Australian society. It aims to address current and perennial social concerns and to provide answers to key social questions.

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...