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Australians’ health faring well despite ongoing challenges

Australians’ overall health continues to fare well when compared with similar countries despite significant impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing burden of chronic conditions, Australia’s health 2024 reveals.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) biennial flagship report card of Australians’ health has been released by the Hon Mark Butler, Minister for Health and Aged Care.

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Australian Centre for Monitoring Population Health

This centre (within the AIHW) brings together the latest data and information on the health of Australians including burden of disease, chronic conditions, cancer screening, deaths, population groups, and determinants of health.

The centre works to improve the evidence base supporting strategic planning for health policy and services.

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