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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The Association between Emergency Department Resources and Diagnosis of Intimate Partner Violence

Publisher: Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Apr; 19(2): 83–88.

Status – CURRENT

Identifying intimate partner violence in Emergency Departments and hospitals

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Good progress but more to do: teenage pregnancy and young parents

Publisher: LGA Westminster May 30 2018

Status – CURRENT

Evidence shows that high quality relationships and sex education (RSE), welcoming health services (in the right place, open at the right time) and friendly non-judgmental staff, help young people to delay sex until they are ready and to use contraception effectively.

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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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From Girls to Men

Publisher: 50/50 by 2030 Foundation

Status – CURRENT

Social attitudes to gender equality in Australia

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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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