News and Resources

Our resources include the latest GRACE study news and useful information about resistant bacteria or 'superbugs'.
News
November 23, 2021
GRACE Study Stage 2 Report

23 Nov 2021: Stage 2 of the GRACE study, descriptive analysis, has now been completed...

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October 8, 2021
Contribution of facility level factors to variation in antibiotic use in long-term care facilities: a national cohort study

13 February 2021: Registry of Senior Australians and investigators on the GRACE study identify considerable facility level variation in systemic antibiotic use...

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News
September 17, 2020
Study update 1: COVID-19

16 March 2020: GRACE study recruitment ceased to minimise the risks of COVID-19 transmission...

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July 9, 2020
Antibiotic stewardship in aged care facilities

1 October 2018: GRACE research team highlights the risks of the emergence and transmission of antibiotic resistant bacteria in residential aged-care...

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July 9, 2020
National Trends in Antibiotic Use in Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities, 2005–2016

27 May 2020: New nationwide study shows substantial increases in both prevalence of use and total consumption of antibiotics...

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Video
January 31, 2019
The Results Are Back from the SAHMRI Lab!

22 June 2018: Who is the filthiest? That was the question asked by radio station Mix 102.3's breakfast hosts....

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News
January 31, 2019
Research funding for AMR in aged care

7 May 2018: On 16 February 2018 the Australian Government announced two major research projects to better...

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January 31, 2019
Improving health outcomes for senior Australians living in residential aged care facilities

23 February 2018: Last week, the Honourable Ken Wyatt AM MP...

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January 29, 2019
Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia (AURA) project

The Australian GovernmentDepartment of Health has provided funding to the Australian Commission.

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Article 
January 10, 2019
Fact Sheet: What You Need to Know About Antimicrobial Resistance

The Fleming Fund is a UK aid programme to help low and middle income countries.

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Video
January 10, 2019
Video: Antimicrobial resistance in Australia

Watch this short video from the Australian Department of Health to find out more.

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Article 
January 10, 2019
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Handy resources relating to quality controls in Australian Health Care.

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Video
January 10, 2019
Video: What causes antibiotic resistance?

Right now, you are inhabited by trillions of microorganisms. Many of these bacteria are harmless (or even helpful!).

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January 10, 2019
Report: Global action plan on antimicrobial resistance

At the Sixty-eight World Health Assembly in May 2015, the World Health Assembly endorsed global action.

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