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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



‘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


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