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A picture of Australia's children 2009

This report delivers the latest information on how, as a nation, we are faring according to key indicators of child health, development and wellbeing.

A practical guide for working with carers of people with a mental illness

A practical guide for practitioners working with carers, recognising the role of personal and family relationships in promoting wellbeing.

A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

A Review of the Research to Identify the Most Effective Models of Best Practice in the Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

The project reviewed literature relating to the management and treatment of children with autism with the aim to identify the most effective models of best practice.

A study of the dental treatment needs of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia

A selected population of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia, was studied with reference to their oral disease and treatment needs. The results are presented in this paper.

A systematic and critical review of the literature: The effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Home Assessment on a range of outcome measures

This study aims to identify, collate and assess the findings of the available literature regarding discharge planning involving occupational therapy home assessments and the identified outcome measures.

A systematic review of issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders: women of Asian origin in western countries

This paper presents a review of literature on issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders among women of Asian descent in western countries. Ethnic background affects understanding of screening and decisions relating to prenatal screening,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report: detailed analyses

This report contains detailed analyses underlying the summary data presented in the policy report Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report, produced by the Department of Health and Ageing.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2008 report: detailed analyses

This report presents analyses undertaken by the AIHW which were used to support another report which aimed to monitor progress in health among Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report contains detailed analyses underlying the summary data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

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Research to Action Guides

  • presents the important things to know for 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...