The Australian Burden of Disease Study 2022 was undertaken by members of the Burden of Disease and Mortality Unit of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The Study was undertaken by Vergil Dolar, Julianne Garcia, Ruihua Guo, Wendy Ho, Paula Laws, Yolanda Lovie-Toon, Nick Mann and Anne-Marie Waters, under the guidance of Melanie Dunford, Michelle Gourley, Frances Gibson and Karen Bishop.
Special thanks to Richard Juckes and Matthew James for reviewing the report.
Oscar Yang and David Whitelaw provided valuable advice on statistical methods for the Study.
The authors acknowledge the Australian Bureau of Statistics for providing provisional death registration data, particularly Lauren Moran for constructive review and advice regarding mortality data analysis and interpretation.
Tony Francis, Michael Phanprachit and Ingrid Mboya assisted with publication and the presentation of information.
Analyses were conducted in consultation with the Burden of Disease Expert Advisory Group whose members are Lynelle Moon (Chair), Ching Choi (University of New South Wales), Anthony Barnes (independent consultant), Tony Blakely (University of Melbourne), Annette Dobson (University of Queensland), Tim Driscoll (University of Sydney), Linda Fardell (Australian Bureau of Statistics), John Goss (University of Canberra), Laura Kirkland (Department of Health Western Australia), Maarit Laaksonen (University of New South Wales), Sharyn Lymer (NSW Health), Bernie Towler (Department of Health and Aged Care), and Mark West (Queensland Health).
We acknowledge the COVID-19 Epidemiology and Surveillance Team in the Office of Health Protection and Response for provision of COVID-19 data and advice.
We also acknowledge the Office of Health Protection and Response and the Communicable Diseases Network Australia, Department of Health and Aged Care, for provision of influenza notifications data.
The Department of Health and Aged Care funded this Study and provided valuable input during the drafting process.