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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…

Work Struggle for Those with Disabilities & Diabetes

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th November 2013 -  Almost half of Australians who have a disability and diabetes say they are permanently unable to work, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.…

Disability Rates Twice as High for Australians with Diabetes

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 30th October 2013 -  People with diabetes are twice as likely to have a disability as people without diabetes, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).…

Aged-Care Residents Depressed – Report

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th October 2013 -  More than half of permanent aged-care residents in Australia show signs of depression, according to new research. Symptoms of depression among permanent aged-care residents are…

One in 10 Aussies Use Mental Health Services

Staff Reporter, Friday, 11th October 2013 -  In 2010-11, 9 per cent of the Australian population (or 1.9 million Australians) received mental health services, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health…

Indigenous Engagement Needs Strategic Leadership

Staff Reporter, Friday, 4th October 2013 -  Hurried one-off “consultations” that are organised without indigenous input don’t work, new evidence has revealed. The evidence from two papers, Engaging

Cancer Risk Greater for Indigenous Australians

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd October 2013 -  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have higher rates of new cancer cases and cancer deaths than non-Indigenous Australians, according to a new report by the Australian…

Disadvantage Continues Despite Some Improvements- Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 9th August 2013 -  Some Australians continue to live in disadvantaged circumstances despite the fact Australian’s are better educated and living longer, according to the latest report card…

Mental Health Spending on the Rise – AIHW

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 27th March 2013 -  Mental health spending in Australia is on the rise, according to new figures released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The latest figures, released on the…
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