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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ALSWH Annual Report 2015

Publisher: Australian Government Department of Health 2015

Status – CURRENT

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, assesses women’s physical and mental health, as well as socio-demographic and lifestyle factors, and their use of health services. The Study is a national research resource, and since its inception has provided an evidence base to the government and other decision-making bodies within Australia for the development and evaluation of policy and practice in many areas of service delivery that affect women.

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ALSWH Annual Report 2016

Publisher: Australian Government Department of Health 2016

Status – CURRENT

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, ALSWH assesses women’s physical and mental health, as well as socio-demographic and lifestyle factors, and their use of health services. The Study is a national research resource, and since its inception has provided an evidence base to the government and other decision-making bodies within Australia for the development and evaluation of policy and practice in many areas of service delivery that affect women.

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Negotiating Discourses of Shame, Secrecy and Silence

Publisher: Australian Research Council and Western Sydney University, Community Migrant Resource Centre, FP NSW, and Centre for the study of gender, social in equities and mental health.   January 2017

Status – CURRENT

Identifying migrant and refugee women’s experiences and constructs of sexual embodiment are essential for understanding sexual subjectivity and provision of culturally safe sexual health information

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Sexual and Reproductive Health of Migrant and Refugee Women

Publisher: Australian Research Council and Western Sydney University, Community Migrant Resource Centre, FP NSW, and Centre for the study of gender, social in equities and mental health.

Status – April 2017

The research examines how sexual and reproductive health is experienced and understood by recent migrant and refugee women, living in Sydney and Vancouver Canada.

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Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being

Publisher: Professor Peter Doherty June 2017

Status – CURRENT

The document provides a policy framework which Australia can track  progress in responding to the health impacts of climate change improving the positive benefits for health and well-being from low carbon transitions.

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National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

Publisher: Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council 2017

Status – CURRENT

Acknowledging that chronic conditions are the leading cause of illness disability and death in Australia, the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions supports Australia’s international commitments and provides national guidance for a multisectoral response in the prevention and management of chronic conditions.

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