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released: 1 Apr 2008 author: AIHW

This bulletin previews the reporting framework and key national indicators that will be the basis of the report, 'A picture of Australia's children 2009', scheduled for release in 2009. This bulletin also contains the Headline Indicators for Children's Health, Development and Wellbeing. The indicators cover a broad range of areas of children's health, development and wellbeing, including: morbidity, disability, mortality, health risk and protective factors, early learning and education, the influences of family, neighbourhood and community factors, safety and security, economic and social influences, and measures of system performance.

ISSN 1446-9820; ISBN 978 1 74024 764 1; Cat. no. AUS 100; 28pp.; $10.00

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Publication table of contents

  • Sections
    • Introduction
    • Developing a key national indicator framework
    • Indicator framework for A picture of Australia's children 2009
    • Key national indicators and Headline Indicators of children's health, development and wellbeing
    • Indicator and data limitations
    • Data developments
    • Acknowledgments
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: National Child Information Advisory Group membership
    • Appendix 2: Headline Indicators for Children's Health, Development and Wellbeing
    • Appendix 3: Framework for A picture of Australia's children 2009
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2008. Key national indicators of children's health, development and wellbeing: indicator framework for 'A picture of Australia's children 2009'. Cat. no. AUS 100. Canberra: AIHW.