Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Name: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tassie tops youth justice numbers

TASMANIA has the highest rate of young people under youth justice supervision in the country, according to data released yesterday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. TASMANIA has the highest rate of young people under youth justice supervision ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

State credited with dramatic cut in youth detention rate

The number of children in detention in NSW has dropped by more than a quarter in the past five years, a new study has found.The figures show NSW has now fallen below the national average for child detention. The dramatic drop is a reflection of new policies ... [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Report Highlights Indigenous Youth Plight

Young Indigenous Australians are 17 times more likely to be placed under youth justice supervision than non-Indigenous youth, according to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).The report,Youth Justice in Australia 2012-13, ... [Published Pro Bono Australia - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

State's housing plan is not good enough

The number of Victorian households waiting for public housing, about 34,000, is at the lowest level since 2007. This reflects a fairly consistent, declining trend since the Coalition came to government in 2010. Such improvements, generally, are to be ... [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

NSW child deaths report finds a fifth were known to protection services

The report outlined the need for better child protection services. Photograph: /Alamy A New South Wales ombudsman report has found almost 20% of children who died in the state have a background with child protection services.A study of causes of death ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Aged care data repository launched

The AIHW’s aged care data clearinghouseA one-stop shop for statistics on Australia’s aged care sector has been launched by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to assist policy research and evaluation within the sector.The National Aged ... [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Australian dental associations raise concerns about work-force oversupply

Dental students in Australia have voiced concerns about their career prospects. (Photo: Anna Jurkovska/Shutterstock)SYDNEY, Australia: The Australian Dental Association and the Australian Dental Students Association have launched a campaign to raise awareness ... [Published Dental Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

ACT Government set to rein in health budget following report

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher says she will be reining in the ACT's health budget - with a new report showing spending's doubled over the last decade.Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows health funding in the territory has risen ... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

The adult fears for elderly parents

Fears for the safety of elderly parents has become a major concern for Australian baby boomers. Source: News Limited60% of adult children worry for their parents safety Only one in five seniors will ask for help when illTHEY are home alone – and their ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Serving up inconsistency

01. Serving sizesWe take a look at the variation in serving sizes and food portions.In this article:Food portion sizes are increasing. In the US in the 1950s, McDonald’s offered just one size of soft drink – 7oz (about 210mL). It now has 12, 16, 21 and ... [Published Choice - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

CVD Management and Dietary Changes

Mendis S, Puska P, Norrving B: Global Atlas on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control . Geneva: World Health Organization; 2011.Department of Health and Aged Care & Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: National Health Priority Areas Report: ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Primary health spend rises 50%

GOVERNMENT spending on primary healthcare per person increased by 50% over the last decade.A report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows total expenditure on primary healthcare increased in real terms from $30.8 billion to $50.6 billion ... [Published Medical Observer - Mar 24 2014]

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University of NSW criminologist Eileen Baldry said the "appetite for locking kids up and for treating young people as we would adults has been going down"
"The majority are still living at home but have been told by a court that they have some sort of order to maintain" Mr Beard said
"We saw a change in their attitude towards fruit and veg last year after the Gutsy Challenge, so we hope by taking part each year the students will learn healthy habits for life" said Ms Marie-Claire Hawwa, Stage 3 Coordinator
...child deaths relies on the ability to effectively identify and target relevant prevention strategies to those who are most at risk," said Barbour. "The research has helped the team to distinguish where further work is needed to identify where, and how, prevention strategies ought to be targeted."

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Tassie tops youth justice numbers [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Apr 18 2014]
State credited with dramatic cut in youth deten... [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 17 2014]
What if everything you know about food is wrong? [Published The Vine - Apr 17 2014]
Report Highlights Indigenous Youth Plight [Published Pro Bono Australia - Apr 17 2014]
Number of young people under youth justice supe... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
Kids Kick Cancer in the Gut [Published Ourkidz - Apr 14 2014]
State's housing plan is not good enough [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 13 2014]
NSW child deaths report finds a fifth were know... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Aged care data repository launched [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Apr 09 2014]
$1000 dental bonanza [Published Gympie Times - Apr 08 2014]
Call to action on depression training [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Apr 08 2014]
Stressed children have damaged DNA [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Middle class, hard working and homeless [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 07 2014]
Australian dental associations raise concerns a... [Published Dental Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
ACT Government set to rein in health budget fol... [Published 2CC Talking Canberra 1206 - Apr 07 2014]
NSW proposes to pay children who eat their frui... [Published Reportage Online - Apr 06 2014]
Katy Gallagher plans to rein in ACT health budget [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 06 2014]
The adult fears for elderly parents [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 05 2014]
Turning 18 and leaving home again [Published Melbourne Age - Apr 04 2014]
Serving up inconsistency [Published Choice - Apr 03 2014]
Patent Issued for Determinants of Sensitivity t... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 02 2014]
Super and estates: Can you trust trusts? [Published Financial Planning - Mar 31 2014]
CVD Management and Dietary Changes [Published General Medicine eJournal - Mar 31 2014]
Should I stay or should I go? [Published Melbourne Age - Mar 30 2014]
Toxic community is poor place for child [Published Illawarra Mercury - Mar 28 2014]
Michael Hagan's fresh perspective [Published Newcastle Herald - Mar 28 2014]
Raising questions about the cultural competence... [Published Crikey Media - Mar 27 2014]
Time to move CALD to policy centre [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Mar 27 2014]
Doctors fear drop in breastfeeding if formula f... [Published Dairy Reporter - Mar 25 2014]
Primary health spend rises 50% [Published Medical Observer - Mar 24 2014]
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