Australia’s mothers and babies 2014—in brief presents an overview of the key statistics from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) National Perinatal Data Collection. The AIHW’s online perinatal data visualisation complements this report and is available at Perinatal data.

Detailed supplementary tables, including state and territory data, are also available from the additional material tab. This report and the perinatal data visualisations are part of a comprehensive program of AIHW work in relation to maternal and perinatal care and outcomes. Other major projects are: