The MyHealthyCommunities website is closing on 30 June 2019

Don’t worry – you can still find the latest information about your local area on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW)External link, opens in a new window.[https://aihw.gov.au] website, along with many more reports and data on a range of health and welfare topics.

Visit the Healthy community indicatorsExternal link, opens in a new window.[https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports-data/indicators/healthy-community-indicators] page to use the new interactive tool to explore health topics including health risk factors, cancer, expenditure, and different population groups in your Primary Health Network (PHN) area.

In some cases, the way you find information has changed. If you need help finding anything, please contactExternal link, opens in a new window.[https://www.aihw.gov.au/contact-us] the AIHW.

Once the MyHealthyCommunities website closes, you will be able to access an archived version through TroveExternal link, opens in a new window.[https://trove.nla.gov.au/], the National Library of Australia’sExternal link, opens in a new window.[https://www.nla.gov.au/] web archive. Please note the interactive content will not work in the archived version.

Web update: Health risk factors in 2014–15 - Technical Note - References

Web update: Health risk factors in 2014–15

References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). 2015. National Health Survey: First Results, 2014–15; ABS Cat. No. 4364.0.55.001. Viewed 15 September 2017 http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/PrimaryMainFeatures/4364.0.55.001?OpenDocumentExternal link, opens in a new window.
  2. Whitworth JA 2003. 2003 World Health Organization/International Society of Hypertension statement on management of hypertension. Journal of Hypertension 21:1983-92. Viewed 18 September 2017 http://www.who.int/cardiovascular_diseases/guidelines/hypertension_guidelines.pdfExternal link, opens in a new window.
  3. Australian Government Department of Health. 2014. The Department of Health: Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines. Viewed 18 September 2017 http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/health-pubhlth-strateg-phys-act-guidelinesExternal link, opens in a new window.
  4. Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). 2017. Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol. Viewed 19 September 2017 https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/_files_nhmrc/publications/attachments/ds10-alcohol.pdf
  5. Australian Government Department of Health. 2016. Primary Health Networks (PHNs). Viewed 18 September 2017 http://www.health.gov.au/PHNExternal link, opens in a new window.
  6. Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard: Volume 5–Remoteness Structure, July 2011; ABS Cat. no. 1270.0.55.005. Viewed 15 September 2017 http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1270.0.55.005?OpenDocumentExternal link, opens in a new window.