‘Deaths of despair’ are rising in Australia, particularly among middle-aged men.
About 65,000 fewer Australians had health insurance in December 2018 compared to December 2017.
Australia has an extensive dental care subsidy scheme for children, but not many families use it. What can be done about this?
Average health outcomes are very good in Australia, but the average hides some shocking differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Australian life expectancy is one of the highest in the world. Other measures tell a similar story.
We take a data-driven approach to figuring out which countries are most similar to Australia.