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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



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


Youth detainees most likely to return to sentenced youth justice supervision 24 July 2015

Cancer death rate projected to decrease over next decade 23 July 2015

Most people with arthritis report having multiple chronic conditions 14 July 2015


Hospitals spending tops $55 billion a year 23 June 2015

Bowel cancer screening program participation rates rising 22 June 2015

Over 321,000 people use disability support services 17 June 2015

Maternal deaths low in Australia, but Indigenous women remain at greater risk 10 June 2015

Cost and location impact access to health care for people with disability 4 June 2015


Demand for housing assistance grows; more seeking rent assistance and social housing waiting lists remain long 29 May 2015

1 in 7 Australians affected by arthritis 15 May 2015

Homelessness services the key to public housing tenancies for many vulnerable people 13 May 2015

Injury death rates decline in decade to 2009–10 12 May 2015

Children receiving protection services up 6%, three-quarters are repeat clients 8 May 2015

Asthma preventer inhalers under-used in Australia 5 May 2015

Cervical cancer reduced due to screening 1 May 2015


Primary health care contacts at Indigenous health organisations up by 13% 30 April 2015

Numbers and rates of young people under supervision declining 29 April 2015

Drug treatment program clients increasingly older—more treated for amphetamine use 24 April 2015

Indigenous Australians—100,000 years of life lost to premature death each year 10 April 2015