Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is Australia’s leading health and welfare statistics agency. The AIHW is committed to providing statistical information that can be used to promote discussion and make decisions on health and welfare services. The organisation's data is widely used by government, researchers, policymakers and the community for the betterment of all Australians.As an Australian Government institute, the AIHW is committed to providing accessible and reusable government data to the public in line with its strong data governance arrangements and the Government’s data privacy and confidentiality requirements.The AIHW also manages the metadata online registry, METeOR, Australia’s repository for national data standards.The organisation's end-to-end data services ensure strong evidence is available on a wide range of health and welfare matters. This enables stronger decision making for better services and programs for all Australians. The AIHW produces authoritative and interesting reports, and other information products on key health and welfare issues in Australia, that are available to the public for use.