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Program Helps Younger People with Disability Avoid Residential Aged Care

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 -  An analysis of a government-funded program, aimed at reducing the number of people with a disability living in residential aged care, has shown a drop of 35 per cent of those living…

NT Indigenous Dental Program Needs More Services – AIHW report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th April 2012 -  A Federal Government assessment of its Closing the Gap Child Oral Health Program in the Northern Territory says while it is having a positive effect on the dental health of Indigenous…

Mental Health Workforce Growing in Australia – AIHW

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 12th April 2012 - 
Flickr image: Some rights reserved by pasukaru76 The number of people working in mental health in Australia is growing, according to new figures from the Australian Institute of…

Half of Australia’s Homeless are Under 25

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 4th April 2012 - 
Flickr image:  Some rights reserved by KLW NFC Half of Australians seeking help for homelessness are under 25 and almost twenty per cent are under 10, according…

More Work Needed to Protect Australian Children – AIHW Report

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th January 2012 -  Much more work needs to be done in areas of child abuse and neglect in Australia, despite the decline in cases being reported to welfare departments, according to figures released…

Mental Health Spending in Australia Revealed

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 13th October 2011 -  More than $5.8 billion – or close to $270 per person – is spent on mental health services each year in Australia, according to new data released by the Australian Institute…

More People Using Disability Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th January 2011 -  A new report points to a large increase in number of Australians using disability support services. The number of people using disability support services increased by almost 50%…

$10 Billion Spent on Aged Care Services

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 9th December 2010 -  Spending on aged care services in Australia in 2008-09 was $10.1 billion, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Aged care in rural
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