Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Health and Aged Care
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is an independent statutory authority set up by the Australian Government to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by providing reliable, regular, and relevant information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare. The Institute collects and reports information on a wide range of topics and issues, including health and welfare expenditure, hospitals, disease and injury, mental health to ageing, homelessness, disability, and child protection. Governments and the community use these reports and data to inform policy-making and programs relating to health, housing, and community service matters.


Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Act 1987

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency with Dual Staffing Powers

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 570, Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chief Executive Officer Dr. Zoran Bolevich 4 June 2024 3 June 2029
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