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Every two years the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) releases a national report card on the health of Australians and the health system. In September, the AIHW released their 15th report in the series which for the first time draws upon the findings from the Australian Burden of Disease Study undertaken by the AIHW. The report also highlights that health is not the same for everyone, and presents detailed health data regarding the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. ANFPP was identified within the report as contributing to a reduction in smoking during pregnancy.

This publication is available from http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129555544 and is part of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australia’s health series. A complete list of the Institute’s publications is available from the Institute’s website: www.aihw.gov.au. The AIHW also provides the Indigenous Observatory, a repository of information on the health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at http://www.aihw.gov.au/indigenous-observatory/ .