Australian hospital statistics 2006-07 continues the comprehensive reporting of statistics on Australian hospitals by the AIHW. The publication presents a detailed overview of public and private hospital activity in 2006-07 with summaries of changes over time. Statistics presented on admitted patient care include information on patient diagnoses, procedures, lengths of stay, and waiting times for elective surgery. Emergency department activity statistics include information on triage categories, waiting times and the duration of care. Clinic level information on outpatient care is also presented. A range of hospital performance indicators are reported as well as information on public hospital expenditure, resources and bed numbers. This report is a useful resource for health planners, administrators and researchers with an interest in Australia's hospitals.