Strictly Embargoed until 1am Fri Nov 29 - AIHW: NEW REPORTS INTO THE WELLBEING OF SERVING AND FORMER AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS
Three reports released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provide greater insight into the health and welfare of serving and contemporary (at least 1 day of service since 2001) ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel.  The reports, which are part of an ongoing body of work commissioned by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, include an annual update on suicide monitoring, the results of research into medications dispensed and the use of homelessness services.
30 YEARS SINCE THE U-N CONVENTION ON THE 'RIGHTS OF THE CHILD' - HOW ARE AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN FARING IN 2019?
At a time when Australia’s GDP per capita is higher than it has ever been, our children are continuing to experience significant ill health – both physical & mental.  On the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, children's hospitals are calling for action.
 
 



THE AUSTRALIA WE REMEMBER - NEW BOOK CAPTURES THE DAILY LIFE OF THE AUSTRALIA WE GREW UP IN
Do you remember getting milk every day at school or the bread man delivering to your door?  Cast a little further back and you may recall the ice cart or even the dunny man, all providing vital services of the day.   It is an Australia of just the past few generations, of our childhoods and that of our parents and grandparents, and one now captured ‘In Living Memory’.
 
 

ANNUAL SURVEY REVEALS AUSTRALIA’S HAPPIEST CUSTOMERS
In a world of social media tribes, hashtag outrage, online and automated support systems and global competition, keeping your customers happy has never been more complex.  Thankfully there are organisations rising to the challenge – many maintaining the all-important personal touch (with a modern twist) – and they have been recognised in the sixth annual survey of Australia’s most satisfied customers.