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A picture of Australia's children

'A picture of Australia's children' is the third national statistical report on the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children aged 0-14 years.

A picture of Australia's children 2012

This report provides the latest information on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s children aged 0–14, outlining scope for further gains, particularly among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and those living in areas with the lowest socio

A picture of Australia's children 2012

This report provides the latest information on how Australia is faring according to key indicators of child health, development, and 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 prospective, longitudinal study of growth, nutrition and sedentary behaviour in young children with cerebral palsy

This study investigates the relationship between factors include linear growth, body composition, oral motor and feeding dysfunction, dietary intake, and time spent sedentary - and health outcomes, health care utilisation, participation and quality of life in young children with cerebral palsy.

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 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 aims to analyse and summarise data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

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Research to Action Guides

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  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...