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Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Dermatology report

This report outlines an analysis of the dermatology workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2017Current

Australian Secondary School Students’ use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances in 2014

The Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug survey (ASSAD) is a triennial national survey of students’ use of licit and illicit substances.

2016Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Anaesthesia report

This report outlines an analysis of the anaesthesia workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2016Current

Australian Government Response to the Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation

2016Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Psychiatry report

This report outlines an analysis of the psychiatry workforce and the results of updated supply and demand projections, as well as considering capacity and distribution for vocational training into the future.

2016Current

Australian Government Response to Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities - Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services

The Australian Government response to the Review aims to transform Commonwealth mental health funding and leadership over the next three years to achieve a more efficient, integrated and sustainable mental health system and to improve mental health service delivery for Australians.

2015Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Oral Health reports

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Oral Health reports provides the results of the oral health workforce planning projections.

2014Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce – Nurses reports

Australia’s Future Health Workforce- Nurses reports present long-term, national workforce projections for nurses to 2030.

2014Current

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Doctors report

Australia’s Future Health Workforce - Doctors report presents long-term, national workforce projections for doctors to 2030.

2014Current

Accessible mental health services for people with an intellectual disability: a guide for providers

This guide has been developed as a practical framework for the development of accessible mental health services. It provides assistance to professionals and to services to improve access to high quality mental health care for people with an intellectual disability.

2014Current

ANDIAB2 2012: Quality Assurance of Patient Practices and Diabetes Centre Care

This document reports on ANDIAB2 2012, the third 'Education and Patient Self-care' focused diabetes data collection initiative conducted by the National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC).

2014Current

A National framework for recovery-oriented mental health services: guide for practitioners and providers

This document gives guidance to mental health practitioners and services on recovery-oriented practice and service delivery.

2013Current

Australian Government response to: Before it's too late: report on the inquiry into early intervention programs aimed at reducing youth suicide

Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing's report on the inquiry into early intervention programs aimed at reducing youth suicide.

2013Current

Australian Government Response to the Report of the Senate Select committee on Men's Health

2012Current

Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public—Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

This page contains frequently asked questions regarding the Asbestos Householders Guide.

2012Current

Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years): An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep

A brochure containing the Guideline recommendations for the Early Years (Birth to 5 years) and supporting information.

2012Current

Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public

This guide provides useful information to enable householders to sensibly and safely manage the risks arising from any occasional encounters with asbestos materials in and around their homes.

2012Current

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework monitors progress in Indigenous Australian health outcomes, health system performance and broader determinants of health.

2011Current

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

This response highlights commitment to reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease through targeted investment and through broader health reforms.

2011Current

Australian Government response to Review of cardiovascular disease programs

The Australian Government released its response to the Review of cardiovascular disease programs on 15 April 2011. The response highlights commitment to reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease through targeted investment and through broader health reforms.

2011Current

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

This report analyses demographic, self-care and clinical data of people referred to specialist diabetes services over approximately one month in 2010.

2010Current

ANDIAB2 2010: quality assurance of patient practices and diabetes centre care

This report analyses demographic, self-care and clinical data of people referred to specialist diabetes services over approximately one month in 2010.

2010Current

Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK)

The Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool (AUSDRISK) is a short list of questions to help both health professionals and consumers to assess the risk of developing type 2 diabetes over the next five years.

2010Current

A list of environmental health publications

List of Publications on environmental health currently distributed by the Office of Health Protection of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

2010Current

Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015

At their meeting on 13 November 2009, the Australian Health Ministers endorsed the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015.

2010Current

Alcohol resources - National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare)

Resources from the National Binge Drinking Strategy (Drinking Nightmare) database

2009Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2007 - 2008

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to contribute to the provision of safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding and by ensuring the proper use of breast milk substitutes when they are necessary.

2009Current

Analysis of 2005/2006 data: initial consumer reactions to the graphic health warnings

An analysis of departmental survey data of initial community reactions to the graphic health warnings.

2009Current

Analysis of 2005/2006 data: initial consumer reactions to the graphic health warnings

This is part of the 2008 evaluation of the graphic health warnings on tobacco products. It analyses departmental survey data of initial community reactions to the graphic health warnings.

2009Current

An evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration project, identifies issues that arose during the trial, and considers lessons which may be relevant to future considerations of public access defibrillation.

2008Current

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2004 - 2007

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2008Current

An Evaluation of the public access defibrillation (PAD) demonstration

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration project, identifies issues that arose during the trial, and considers lessons which may be relevant to future considerations of public access defibrillation.

2008Current

A Review of enablers and barriers of Indigenous drug users accessing needle and syringe programs – a report for the COAG Multilateral Group on Needle and Syringe Programs

This study examined factors that either deter or support access to Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) services among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander injecting drug users (IDUs).

2008Current

Australian National Guidelines for the Management of Health Care Workers known to be Infected with Blood-Borne Viruses

This document provides guidelines for health professionals for managing blood-borne virus infections in health care workers.

2007Current

Alerting the community to the link between illicit drugs and mental illness: developmental research

This report explores awareness, attitudes, perceptions and experience of issues relating to illicit drug use and mental illness amongst youth, young adults, their parents and the broader community.

2007Historical

Anorexia nervosa: Australian treatment guide for consumers and carers, 2005

This treatment clinical practice guideline is for adolescents and adults who have anorexia nervosa or who believe they are at risk of developing it. The guide contains research on anorexia nervosa and recommendations from recovered consumers to assist you to choose the best kind of treatment.

2005Historical

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula 2003 - 2004

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2005Current

An analysis of research on preventing falls and falls injury in older people: Community, residential care and hospital settings (2004 update)

This report is an update of a literature review completed in 2000. The report describes published research and studies on falls prevention for older people.

2004Historical

About Communicable Diseases Intelligence

This page contains introductory information about the journal Communicable Diseases Intelligence

2004Current

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume three: every cigarette is doing you damage

This volume is the third and final report in a series reporting on the National Tobacco Campaign. It focuses on research conducted from November 1998 to November 2000.

2004Current

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume three: every cigarette is doing you damage

The third and final report in a series reporting on the National Tobacco Campaign. It focuses on research conducted from November 1998 to November 2000.

2004Current

An evaluation of the Tri-State HIV/STI Project 2001-2002

This page has a PDF document and contact details in relation to the Tri-state HIV/STI project (TSP).

2004Historical

Accreditation

Development and maintenance of standards and guidelines for pathology laboratories.

2004Current

Alcohol and other drugs: a handbook for health professionals

This resource provides an overview of key health and medical issues arising from the use of alcohol and other drugs.

2004Historical

A Brief cognitive behavioural intervention for regular amphetamine users: a treatment guide

An evaluation of the effectiveness of a four-session cognitive behavioural intervention among a sample of regular amphetamine users.

2003Current

Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies, The

The 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies evaluated two of the key public health strategies in Australia. The Australian Government Response to the 2002 Reviews of the National HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Strategies addresses the recommendations of the Reviews and outlines Government policy in relation to HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and related issues.

2003Historical

Annual Report of the Advisory Panel on the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula

The Panel monitors compliance with the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement 1992 (MAIF Agreement). The aim of the MAIF Agreement is to help ensure safe and adequate nutrition for infants, by the protection and promotion of breastfeeding.

2002Current

A National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age

A national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume two: every cigarette is doing you damage

The second report to assist in the evaluation of the National Tobacco Campaign.

2000Current

A National approach for reducing access to tobacco in Australia by young people under 18 years of age

This report provides a national best practice model to reduce young people's access to tobacco.

2000Current

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume two: every cigarette is doing you damage

This is the second report to assist in the evaluation of the National Tobacco Campaign.

2000Current

Ageing Australian Population and Future Health Costs: 1996-2051. Occasional Papers: New Series Number 7, The

This study projects future health costs attributable to the progressive ageing of the Australian population based on extensive administrative data on medical practitioner visits (to GPs and specialists), prescription drug consumption and hospital admissions. Scenarios based on these cost data were applied to projections of the Australian population by age and sex out to 2051 — by which time the transient effects of the 'baby-boom' cohort will have worked their way through the system.

1999Historical

Australia’s national tobacco campaign: evaluation report volume one: every cigarette is doing you damage

This evaluation of the first phase of the National Tobacco Campaign reports on campaign reach and recognition, smoking prevalence, beliefs, attitudes and behaviour.

1999Current

Australia's National Tobacco Campaign: evaluation report volume one: every cigarette is doing you damage

This report is based on surveys evaluating the first phase of the National Tobacco Campaign. The surveys measured campaign reach and recognition, smoking prevalence, beliefs, attitudes and behaviour.

1999Current

Audit of current training in breastfeeding support and infant nutrition

This report provides information on an audit of current training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and other health professionals providing health care to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander women.

1997Historical

Australian Guidelines for drug donations to developing countries- APAC November 1996

The following page contains the downloadable Pdf of the Australian Guidelines for drug donations to developing Countries

1996Current