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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, apart from our own Australia's Welfare and Australia's health launch conferences.

For further information please contact the AIHW's Media and Strategic Engagement Unit.

Recent media releases



In death, Australians are not equal—with higher rates for males, people in remote areas and Indigenous Australians 21 August 2014

More Indigenous Australians accessing health checks, but many still miss out 20 August 2014

Maternal death rate remains low for Australian women—but some groups at greater risk 19 August 2014

Long term improvements in oral health, but some concerns emerging 18 August 2014

Arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions among Australia’s most costly diseases 15 August 2014

Death rates for respiratory conditions declining 13 August 2014

More than 100,000 Australians received alcohol and other drug treatment services in 2012–13 12 August 2014

More staff provide primary health-care services to Indigenous Australians 11 August 2014

New report highlights Australians’ changing use of aged care services 6 August 2014

Improvements in birthweight for Indigenous babies 5 August 2014


New report shows young people experience most youth justice supervision within the community 30 July 2014

Child protection services received by 135,000 kids 25 July 2014

Smoking rates down, fewer young people drinking alcohol and mixed results on illicit use of drugs 17 July 2014

Indigenous home ownership on the rise, while overcrowding declines 16 July 2014

More medical indemnity claims in the private sector 11 July 2014

Greater safety risks for Indigenous kids 9 July 2014

Likelihood of hospitalised injury rises with older age 8 July 2014

Disability support services used by over 300,000 Australians 4 July 2014


Indigenous Australians more likely to die from CHD and COPD, but some positive trends emerging 26 June 2014

Good health, bad health habits—at a cost 25 June 2014

Bowel cancer screening saves lives—but participation slightly lower than previous year 23 June 2014

More pharmacotherapy prescribers treating fewer clients 13 June 2014

Australian children generally healthy and learning—but some not doing well 12 June 2014

Drop in head and neck cancer rates 11 June 2014

Dialysis and kidney transplantation demand could rise by at least 45% over the next decade 6 June 2014