• The nation's heavy burden

    When it comes to weight, most of us are probably aware of our nation’s position and the fact that we’re carrying a serious burden.
    Almost 2 in 3 adults and 1 in 4 children are overweight or obese and the situation doesn’t seem to be getting better—but it could.

  • A sophisticated analysis of Australia's disease burden

    In May this year, the AIHW released its much-anticipated report, Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Australia 2011. This report, the third national Australian Burden of Disease Study, updates previous estimates of Australia's disease burden.