Bees responsible for most venomous bite and sting hospitalisations
Over 3,500 Australians were hospitalised due to contact with a venomous animal or plant in 2017–18, according to our 2021 report.
Cancer survival rates continue to improve, while death and incidence rates fall
Survival rates in Australia are continuing to improve and the rate at which Australians are being diagnosed with cancer has been declining since 2008, according to our new report.
Cancer in Australia 2021, shows a downward trend in the rate of new cancer diagnoses since 2008, but an increasing rate for females, albeit from a lower base than males.