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Cultural safety in health care: monitoring framework 

The Cultural safety in health care: monitoring framework brings together available data to assess progress in achieving cultural safety in the health system for Indigenous Australians. The framework includes measures on culturally respectful health care services; Indigenous patient experience of health care; and access to health care services. The data are presented at the national, state and regional levels.

Hearing health outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern Territory: July 2012 to December 2018 

This report presents information on hearing health outreach services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Northern Territory. It shows that in 2018, 1,922 audiology; 717 ear, nose and throat teleotology; and 905 Clinical Nurse Specialist services were provided. Among children and young people who received treatment, 57% had improved hearing loss and 68% had improved hearing impairment.

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: in brief  

Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are preventable diseases disproportionately affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians living in remote areas. Prevalence rates were highest in the Northern Territory, females, and young people aged 5–14. These data highlight the important role of jurisdictional control programs and registers in Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territory and New South Wales.

This report is a companion to Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia.

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia 

This report presents data from the National Rheumatic Heart Disease data collection, collated from the acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) registers in Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

ARF and RHD are preventable diseases affecting disadvantaged populations. This report shows that ARF rates increase with remoteness, and that rates are highest in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Australians, females and in young people aged 5–14 years.

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease:​ in brief is a companion to this report.

Australia's welfare 2019: in brief 

Australia’s welfare 2019: in brief tells the story of welfare in Australia with key findings on housing, education and skills, employment and work, income and finance: government payments, social support, justice and safety, and Indigenous Australians.

Australia’s welfare 2019 is the 14th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This edition introduces a new format and expanded product suite:

Australia’s welfare 2019: data insights 

Australia’s welfare 2019: data insights presents an overview of the welfare data landscape and explores selected welfare topics—including intergenerational disadvantage, income support, future of work, disability services, elder abuse and child wellbeing—in 8 original articles.

Australia’s welfare 2019 is the 14th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This edition introduces a new format and expanded product suite:

Indigenous eye health measures 2018 

This is the third annual report on the Indigenous eye health measures. The measures cover the prevalence of eye health conditions, diagnosis and treatment services, the eye health workforce and outreach services. The report examines differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, as well as differences by factors such as age, sex, remoteness, jurisdiction and lower level geographies. The report provides an evidence base for monitoring changes in Indigenous eye health over time, access to and use of eye health services, and for identifying gaps in service delivery.

Indigenous eye health measures 2018: in brief is a companion to this report.

Insights into vulnerabilities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over—2019 

This report presents information on the complex and varied needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over. It brings together data from a range of sources to identify potential factors that may be associated with vulnerability to abuse. The report covers demographic characteristics, along with information on outcomes and service use related to aged care, health and functioning, social and emotional wellbeing, housing and homelessness, financial circumstances, alcohol and substance use, traumatic life events and safety.

Insights into vulnerabilities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over—in brief is a companion to this report.