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released: 20 Sep 2001 author: AIHW media release

This report is the first of its type in Australia. It provides public health expenditure information from each of the State, Territory and Commonwealth health departments, based on eight distinct public health expenditure categories: communicable disease control; selected health promotion activities; immunisation; environmental health; food standards and hygiene; breast cancer screening; cervical screening; all other core public health. This report is part of the National Public Health Expenditure Project (NPHEP).

ISSN 1323-5850; ISBN 978 1 74024 140 3; Cat. no. HWE 16; 173pp.; Internet Only

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material (236K PDF)
    • Title page and verso
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • List of tables and figures
    • Executive Summary (110K PDF)
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgements
  • Sections
    1. The National Public Health Expenditure Project (218K PDF)
      1. Introduction to the NPHEP
      2. Description of present study
      3. Objective of the NPHEP
      4. Methodology
    2. Review of previous work
      1. State of play of expenditure on public health by Australian governments: A survey of data available on public health expenditure in Australia for 1997 - 98 and for earlier years
      2. Summary of the 1997 - 98 State of Play Report
      3. Differentiating between the data in the 1997 - 98 State of Play Report and the 1998 - 99 Public Health Expenditure Report
    3. Discussion of data (295K PDF)
      1. Expenditure components of each category
      2. Methodology used by jurisdictions
      3. Data deficiencies and differences
      4. A comparison of public health definitions
    4. Public health expenditure by the Commonwealth Health and Aged Care Portfolio
      1. Introduction
      2. Overview of expenditure
      3. Public health expenditure by categories
    5. Public health expenditure by New South Wales Department of Health (244K PDF)
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    6. Public health expenditure by Victorian health authorities
      1. Introduction
        Overview
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    7. Public health expenditure by Queensland Health (320K PDF)
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    8. Public health expenditure by the Health Department of Western Australia
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Expenditure on core public health categories
    9. Public health expenditure by the South Australian Department of Human Services (361K PDF)
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    10. Public health expenditure by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    11. Public health expenditure by the Australian Capital Territory health authorities (301K PDF)
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    12. Public health expenditure by Northern Territory Health Services
      1. Introduction
      2. Data collection methodology
      3. Overview of results
      4. Public health expenditure by categories
    13. Australian public health expenditure data 1998 - 99 (200K PDF)
      1. Expenditure and funding by the Commonwealth, States and Territories
      2. Summary of expenditure through States and Territories
    14. Discussion and future direction
      1. Key findings
      2. Data deficiencies and differences
      3. Interpretation of results
      4. Future directions
  • End matter
    • Appendixes (169K PDF)
      • Appendix 1: Definitions of priority core public health categories used in the 1998 - 99 collection
        1. Communicable disease control
        2. Selected health promotion activities
        3. Immunisation
        4. Environmental health
        5. Food standards and hygiene
        6. Breast cancer screening
        7. Cervical screening
        8. All other core public health
      • Appendix 2: National public health revenue for jurisdictions by category
      • Appendix 3: Estimated resident population figures for the financial year 1998 - 99
      • Appendix 4: Technical Advisory Group (TAG) membership
        1. Membership
        2. TAG meetings
        3. TAG Teleconferences
    • Glossary (139K PDF)
    • Abbreviations
    • References

Errata (104K PDF)

Recommended citation

AIHW 2001. National public health expenditure report 1998-99. Health and Welfare Expenditure Series no. 10. Cat. no. HWE 16. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 27 July 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442467281>.

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