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Australia’s welfare 2009

Posted on: 17 November, 2009
Issue: Vol 9 No 4, October 2009 - December 2009
Related to Housing Family Infants and young children Older people Services Social determinants

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2009)
Australia’s welfare 2009.
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia’s welfare brings together national information about services and interventions to improve the wellbeing of Australia’s population, such as welfare services and informal care. The focus is on the people who receive the services and assistance and includes references to Indigenous people.

Components of wellbeing, including: healthy living; autonomy and participation; and social cohesion are covered in the following chapters:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Ageing and aged care
  • Disability and disability services
  • Carers and informal care
  • Housing and housing assistance
  • Homelessness

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

  • Contact details:
    • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 26 Thynne Street, Fern Hill Park, Bruce ACT, GPO Box 570, Canberra ACT 2601, ph: (02) 6244 1000, fax: (02) 6244 1299, email:
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