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Australia's health performance

The latest on Australia's health and health system performance

Burden of ill health increases in Australia

For the first time in 2 decades there has been an increase in ill health experienced by Australians, as measured by the Australian Burden of Disease Study

Every year in Australia, millions of years of healthy life are lost because of injury, illness or premature deaths. This loss of healthy life is called the ‘burden of disease’. The Australian Burden of Disease Study 2022 includes national estimates for 220 diseases and injuries.­­

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New COVID-19 linked data release

This is the first release by the AIHW of its COVID-19 linked data set.

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