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 justice system relative to both the general population and women experiencing other forms of homelessness (such as couch surfing or supported accommodation).

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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 their babies.

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Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Australia

Publisher: AIHW 2018

Status – CURRENT

Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major health and welfare issue. it occurs across all ages, socioeconomic and demographic groups but mainly affects women and children. indigenous women, young women and pregnant women are particularly at risk

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CEDA How unequal -insights on inequality

Publisher: CEDA 2018

Status – CURRENT

CEDA released a report in April 2018 which examines key ideas and concepts of inequality, including inequality of opportunity and the future of inequality. Framing AWHN’s work/social model of health

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From Girls to Men

Publisher: 50/50 by 2030 Foundation

Status – CURRENT

Social attitudes to gender equality in Australia

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A toolkit for Gender Advocacy

Publisher: University of Canberra September 2018

Status – CURRENT

The Toolkit provides practical advice and information about how to advocate for women.

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The projected timeframe until cervical cancer elimination in Australia

Publisher: Elsevier October 2018

Status – CURRENT

In 2007, Australia was one of the first countries to introduce a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme, and it has since achieved high vaccination coverage across both sexes. In December, 2017,
organised cervical screening in Australia transitioned from cytology-based screening every 2 years for women aged from 18–20 years to 69 years, to primary HPV testing every 5 years for women aged 25–69 years and exit testing for women aged 70–74 years.

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Child social exclusion poverty and disadvantage in Australia

Publisher: University of Canberra and Uniting care October 2018

Status – CURRENT

There has been strong evidence which shows that
social exclusion can have an adverse impact on children and this may affect not only the children but also parent–child relationships, parenting and family functioning.

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Future health service use and cost: Insights from ALSWH 2016

Publisher: Prepared for the Australia Government Department of Health  June 2016

Status – CURRENT

This report uses ALSWH data to identify expected trends in health status, health risks, and
behaviours over the next two decades, and to compare trends across cohorts. Analysis of
linked data on key health service use for women with different health and social needs provides an indication of potential service burden.

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Use, access to and impact of Medicare services for Australian women

Publisher: ALSWH prepared for Government of Australia Department of Health June 2017

Status – CURRENT

This major report, the latest in a series for the Department of Health examines and compares the use of access to and the impact of Medicare services for women in Australia across the life course. The life course approach adopted focuses on how life factors can change across the life stages and is captured across 20 years of surveys and 4 age cohorts.

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