Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Population Groups Reports and Data - Follow the links to reports and data on rural and remote Australians, Indigenous Australians and Older people.
Australia's Children - web report, updated 3 April 2020. In 2016, more than one-fifth of children aged 0-14 lived in households experiencing housing stress.
Overweight & Obesity - AIHW weblink including links on the left to reports, data, data sources, indicators and resources.
Refugee Council of Australia - is a non-profit, non-government organisation. Their work is centred around policy. support for refugees, support for its members, community education and administration.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies is Australia's only national institution focused exclusively on the diverse history, cultures and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia.
Public Health Association Australia: Top 10 Public Health Successes Over the Last 20 Years. This report is a good read to recognise what is needed for effective change occur to have a positive impact on community groups.
The Foodbank Hunger Report provides a snapshot of food insecurity in Australia. Despite having a reputation as a wealthy nation, food insecurity is a reality for an increasing number of people. In the last year, more than one in five Australians (21%) have been in a situation where they have run out of food and been unable to buy more.
Obesity and Healthy Eating in Australia: Evidence Summary - Victorian Health promotional leaflet on current trends in obesity and healthy eating in Australia and Victoria. It also gives an overview of the impacts of an unhealthy diet, as well as barriers and enablers to changing the eating patterns of a population. It has been informed by recent studies and relevant government and non-government agency reports.
People living in rural and remote areas - This weblink is from the Australian Government Department of Health website for Healthy Weight Guide and identifies reasons why people living in rural and remote areas have difficulty in accessing nutritional food.
Ask your friendly librarian for login details to the CBL online subscription of New Scientist. The latest issue (not for loan) and past issues are available in print form in the library.
National Geographic explores the people, places and events in our world. Use this website to research within the topics of Australia, Animals, Engineering Science, History, Nature, People, Science and Space.
Food insecurity in Australia - What is it, who experiences it and how can child and family services support families experiencing it? This factsheet is a publication of the Australian Government and explores food insecurity in Australia, who is likely to experience it and how it can impact on their health and wellbeing.