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The AIHW releases around 140 publications a year, many of which have accompanying media releases.

Institute staff also attend many conferences and events.

Online media clips are located here: AIHW YouTube channel 

For further information please contact the AIHW's Digital and Media Communications Unit.

Recent media releases



More women training as specialists in Australia’s medical workforce 26 November 2015

Indigenous Australians more likely to be at risk for, and die from, CVD, diabetes and kidney disease 25 November 2015

Most emergency department patients seen on time 19 November 2015

Patients requiring urgent radiotherapy usually treated within a day, others wait less than two weeks 11 November 2015


Performance indicators show improvements in Indigenous primary health care service delivery 29 October 2015

First-of-its-kind report provides picture of breast cancer in young Australian women 26 October 2015

Children in care at greater risk academically 21 October 2015

Improvements seen in elective surgery waiting times 15 October 2015

New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people 14 October 2015

New report examines ‘pathways’ through youth justice supervision 9 October 2015

Australia’s 50,000 premature deaths—with many potentially avoidable 7 October 2015

‘Ice’ availability and use increasing; more seeking treatment 2 October 2015

More than half of targeted women participate in breast cancer screening program 1 October 2015


Continued slow growth in health spending 24 September 2015

Australians’ use of palliative care services double over the last decade 23 September 2015

Report seeks to understand Australians’ smoking patterns 16 September 2015

Young people better educated, fewer using substances, but weight and diet remain a concern 8 September 2015

Acute kidney injury hospitalisations increasing 7 September 2015

Half of Australians in permanent residential aged care suffer from dementia 4 September 2015


Social housing reduces financial stress and promotes stability for tenants 28 August 2015

Falls most common cause of injury—with numbers rising 26 August 2015

Better educated and living longer—but welfare services still key to participation for some groups 20 August 2015

1 in 5 Australians affected by multiple chronic diseases 12 August 2015

Nurse and midwife registration numbers up—but more seeking work 11 August 2015

Benchmarks set to measure cardiac care and outcomes for Indigenous Australians 4 August 2015