• Hannah Phillips

Health Minster Launches Australia’s Health 2018


The 16th biennial health report from the Australian institute of Health and Welfare was launched in the Mural Hall of Parliament House by Health Minister Greg Hunt on Wednesday.

The report states Australia is generally a healthy nation but there are some key areas where we could do better.


The report examines; The health status of Australians, Health expenditure, The major causes of ill health, Determinants of health, Health of Indigenous Australians, Preventing and treating ill health and the Health system performance.

The full report may be viewed online at www.aihw.gov.au/reports.

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