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Key Text for SHI

Many copies are available in the Library Reserve Room


Key Journals for SHI

A list of journals selected by your subject coordinator



Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

 Use the following online resources for definitions of medical terminology or explanations of Sociological concepts    



Key online Resources

   Australia's Health 2014 is the main source of current National Health information and statistics


Young Australians: their health and wellbeing 2011 is a statistical report on 12-24 year olds.  It finds that rates of death by accident are falling and smoking is in decline but too many are overweight, eating poorly and abusing alcohol. 

Mental Health services in brief 2012, includes information on mental health service provision in Australia.



Albury-Wodonga: Ian Rossiter
Bendigo: Nettie O'Brien
Bundoora: Lisa Donnelly
Mildura: Maureen Speed
Shepparton: Iris Ambrose


    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

    Browse the Subject tab or publications tab for authoritative statistics and analysis of major health conditions


    Radio Documentaries

    Health related programs from Radio National

    Health Report Radio National

    Life Matters

    All in the Mind


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