4740.0 - Future Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Surveys - Have Your Say , 2020  
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TOPICS INCLUDED IN PREVIOUS ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER SOCIAL SURVEYS

Language and Culture

Topic
Collected in 2008Collected in 2014-15
Speaking/learning Australian Indigenous language
Yes
Yes
Cultural identification
Yes
Yes
Cultural participation
Yes
Yes
Cultural education
Yes
Yes

Social contact and Community Strength

Topic
Collected in 2008
Collected in 2014-15
Social contact
Yes
Yes
Social networks
Yes
Yes
Social support
Yes
Yes
Sense of efficacy
Yes
Yes
Level of trust
Yes
Yes
Perceptions of community leadership and change
N/A
Yes
Child sports
Yes
Yes
Child positive life events
Yes
Yes
Child care
Yes
Yes

Housing, Mobility and Transport

Topic
Collected in 2008
Collected in 2014-15
Homelessness
N/A
Yes
Housing utilisation and overcrowding
Yes
Yes
Household facilities, maintenance and structural problems
Yes
Yes
Housing tenure
Yes
Yes
Housing mobility
Yes
Yes
Access to transport
N/A
Yes
Transport use
Yes
Yes
Possession of a driver’s licence
Yes
Yes
Community facilities available
Yes
Yes

Stressors, Safety, Law and Justice

Topic
Collected in 2008
Collected in 2014-15
Personal and family stressors
Yes
Yes
Barriers to service providers
Yes
Yes
Unfair treatment
Yes
Yes
Bullying and unfair treatment at school
Yes
Yes
Removal from natural family
Yes
Yes
Feelings of safety
Yes
Yes
Contact with the justice system
Yes
Yes
Experiences of violence
Yes
Yes

Health

Topic
Collected in 2008
Collected in 2014-15
Self-assessed health
Yes
Yes
Social and emotional well-being
Yes
Yes
Long-term health conditions
N/A
Yes
Disability status
Yes
Yes
Infant and maternal health
Yes
Yes
Breastfeeding
Yes
Yes
Child health and nutrition
Yes
Yes
Child sleep
Yes
Yes
Adult nutrition
N/A
Yes
Smoker status
Yes
Yes
Alcohol
Yes
Yes
Substance use
Yes
Yes
Patient experience
N/A
Yes

Education, Employment and Income

Topic
Collected in 2008
Collected in 2014-15
Educational attainment*
Yes
Yes
Current study
Yes
Yes
Vocational training
Yes
Yes
Child education
Yes
Yes
Employment*
Yes
Yes
Difficulties finding work
Yes
Yes
Income
Yes
Yes
Personal pensions and allowances
Yes
Yes
Financial stress
Yes
Yes
* The social survey is a data source for Closing the Gap targets on these topics.