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High Needs Indigenous Patients Waiting Too Long for Services

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 11th July 2018 -  Indigenous people with “high” health needs had to wait too long for some services, says an annual snapshot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations. The

Australians Struggling to Achieve Work-Life Balance Says AIHW Report

Luke Michael, Friday, 20th October 2017 -  Australians are struggling to achieve a work-life balance, ranking in the bottom third of OECD countries for working longer hours, according to a new report by the Australian Institute

200,000 on Social Housing Waitlist

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 2nd June 2016 -  Almost 200,000 Australians are on the waiting list to access social housing and the number of available homes has barely increased from the previous year, according to a new report.

Health Gap Widens Between Australians with Disability and those Without

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 25th February 2016 -  Australians with disability are still significantly more likely to report having poor health, be smokers and be obese than those without disability, according to a new report released…

Half of all Permanent Aged Care Patients Have Dementia

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 8th September 2015 -  Half of all people in permanent residential aged care have dementia, according to the latest figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. A report by AIHW, called…

Costs Impact Access to Health Care for People with Disability

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 9th June 2015 -  Almost one-fifth of people with disability who needed to see a doctor delayed or did not go because of the cost, according to a new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare…

Almost 100 Homeless Turned Away From Support Every Day

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 29th January 2015 -  Almost 100 people are being turned away from homeless support services every day in Victoria, according to the state’s peak homelessness body. The Council to Homeless Persons…

Govt Health Spending Down – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 23rd September 2014 -  Government spending on health in 2012-13 slowed to record low levels while growth in non-government funding remained relatively strong, according to a new report from the Australian…

Disability Support Demand on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 8th July 2014 -  The number of Australians accessing disability support services has grown by 12 per cent since 2008-09, with 312,539 people accessing services in 2012-2013, a recent report by the…

Report Highlights Indigenous Youth Plight

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th April 2014 -  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…

More Australians Receiving Homelessness Support – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th December 2013 -  The number of people receiving assistance from specialist homelessness agencies has increased, according to a report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).…

Housing Stress on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 8th November 2013 -  Demand for housing assistance in Australia remains high and the number of households experiencing “housing stress” is also on the rise, according to a report released…
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