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Cambridge Checkpoints HSC Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2013 by
Call Number: 613.076 HAW
Cambridge Checkpoints HSC Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2014 by
Call Number: 613.076 HAW
The Health of Indigenous Australians by
Call Number: 362.849915 HEA
Men's Health and Wellbeing by
Call Number: 613.042340994 MEN
Healthcare in Australia - public hospitals, health insurance, PBS and alternative medicine.
Application of the Ottawa Charter to a health promotion TV commercial
This compulsory module examines the health status of Australians and investigates, in depth, the current health priority issues in Australia. In this module, students investigate the following critical questions:
• How are priority issues for Australia’s health identified?
• What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?
• What role do health care facilities and services play in achieving better health for all Australians?
• What actions are needed to address Australia’s health priorities?
How Health Priorities are Identified
ABC Health and Wellbeing
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's health gateway provides links to evidence-based feature articles, fact files, videos on the latest health information.
World Health Organisation statistics for Australia
Australian epidemiological statistics for life expectancy and Australia's health profile.
AIHW - National Health Priority Areas
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) publishes information on the National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs) and their associated indicators and risk factors, across the Australian population and focusing on particular populations of interest. See the individual subject sections for the latest AIHW information on them.
Australia's Health 2014
This is a summary of the AIHW report Australia's Health 2014. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national health information in Australia.
Determinants of Health
This site provides information on the social determinants of health.
Groups Experiencing Inequities
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
This site is the Australian Government Department of Health’s Indigenous health website. This site contains Indigenous health information from mainstream areas of the Department of Health as well as from the Indigenous and Rural Health Division.
National Rural Health Alliance
This site is for The National Rural Health Alliance, Australia’s peak non-government organisation for rural and remote health. Its vision is good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia and it has a commitment to equal health by the year 2020.
The site provides links to information regarding overseas-born Australians and health status.
Health of elderly Australians
The site provides links to specific parts of AIHW biennial reports, Australia’s Health, from 1996 - 2012.
Health of Australians with disability: Health status and risk factors
This site is a summary of a bulletin by AIHW examining how health problems affect health status of people with disability in Australia with a focus on prevalence and age at onset of some significant long term health conditions and relevant health risk factors and behaviours. The complete bulletin can be downloaded by following the ‘publication’ link.
The Heart Foundation - Data and statistics
This site provides statistics relating to Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and risk factors.
CVD: Australian Facts 2011
This document can be downloaded to provided information on various CVDs including coronary heart disease, stroke, cardiomyopathy and peripheral vascular disease. Epidemiological data and risk factors are also identified.
This site provides evidence-based information about different types of cancer, including symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, support and statistics. Cancer Australia is an organisation established by the Australian Government.
Cancer Council Australia - Policy and advocacy
This site provides links to the Cancer Council Australia’s various health promotion strategies and initiatives. Policies address prevention, early detection, treatment and supportive care.
This site produced by Diabetes Australia provides epidemiological data about diabetes and further links to risk factors.
This site by Diabetes Australia provides links to various health promotion strategies addressing diabetes.
This site provides epidemiological data on asthma in Australia by the AIHW.
This site by AIHW provides epidemiological data relating to injury.
Mental Health - facts
This site produced by Beyondblue provides epidemiological data on anxiety and depression. Links are also available to recovery and treatment options.
Mental Health - Beyondblue programs
This site provides links to a number of health promotion programs by Beyondblue to address mental health in Australia.
Growing & Ageing Population
Role of Health Care Facilities & Services
Alternative Health Care Approaches
The site is produced by the Victorian State Government and provides information on the philosophies, uses and examples of complementary (alternative) therapies. Links can be followed to more detailed examples of complementary therapies.
Actions to Address Australia's Health Priorities
Online Multiple Choice Test
This webpage generates a multiple choice test for both HSC cores from past exam papers 2000 to 2010.
Past HSC Exams
This website provides links to 2001-2014 past exam papers and markers' notes. Also includes links to sample answers from BOS for 2009-2012 and marking guidelines for 2009-2014.
Scaffolds to develop extended responses
This website provides scaffolds for extended response questions using the glossary of key words.