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Western Australian Women’s Health and Wellbeing Policy

Western Australian Government – Department of Health 2019 The Policy recognises that women’s experiences of health and wellbeing differ to men’s and that health and wellbeing outcomes are shaped by biomedical and genetic factors health behaviours and the health system in which they live. https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/~/media/Files/Corporate/general%20documents/Health%20Networks/Womens%20health%20and%20wellbeing%20policy/WA-Womens-Health-and-Wellbeing-Policy.pdf

Housing Outcomes after domestic and family violence

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute April 2019 This study examined the impact of housing and other support services on safety and wellbeing for families experiencing domestic and family violence. The study also reviewed the legislative framework across Australia, together with interviews with key stakeholders and users. https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/311

The Australian Women and Digital Health Project

Debra Lupton News and Media Research Centre January 2019 A range of digital technologies are available to people to find, share and generate health-related information. Few studies have directed attention specifically to how women are using these technologies from the diverse array available to them.  For women with chronic health conditions and those caring for […]

Out of the shadows – domestic and family violence: a leading cause of homelessness in Australia

Publisher: Mission Australia March 2019 Status – CURRENT Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia, particularly for women and their children. This paper focuses on the intersections between these issues, drawing together the research, stories of victim-survivors and service provider wisdom to recommend ways forward.

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Family law for the future

Publisher: Australian Law reform Commission (2019) Status – CURRENT This report makes 60 recommendations for reform, including that the resolution of family law disputes be returned to the states and territories and that the federal family courts eventually be abolished.

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Parent Guides expert Knowledge to Keep Your Kids Safe

Publisher: Parenting Guides Ltd 2019 Status – CURRENT A range of web based resources for parents on topics including respect, sexual health, social media, mental health and drugs.

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The health and social costs of women sleeping rough in Australia’s cities

Publisher: Centre for Social Impact University of WA Status – CURRENT The first detailed picture using non-administrative data of the physical and mental health outcomes and broader life experiences of women sleeping rough in Australia. Women sleeping rough experience elevated rates of physical and mental health conditions, substance abuse issues, domestic violence and interactions with the […]

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Cancer Screening Resources Hub

Publisher Cancer Council Victoria 2017 Status – CURRENT Tools and resources to increase breast, bowel and cervical screening in Victorian under-screened communities. cancer screening, under screened, never screened, bowel, breast, cervical, HPV vaccine, Victoria, cancer, cancer council Victoria, CALD, Disability, Indigenous, LGBTI, FOBT, Mammogram, Pap test

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Teenage Mothers in Australia 2015

Publisher: AIHW 2015 Status – CURRENT Teenage mothers in Australia: This report presents key statistics and trends for teenage mothers and their babies in Australia. Teenage mothers and their babies are more likely to experience broader disadvantage, have antenatal risk factors and have poorer maternal and baby outcomes during and after birth, than older mothers and […]

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