AURA 2019 Third Australian report on antimicrobial use and resistance in human health

Publication date: 
9 May 2019
Last updated: 
Publication type: 
Report
Description: 

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) was funded by the Department of Health to establish and coordinate a national surveillance system for Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Australia (AURA). 

The Commission released AURA 2019 - Third Australian report on antimicrobial use and resistance in human health in May 2019. The report provides a comprehensive picture of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), antimicrobial use and the appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing in Australia, in hospitals, aged care, general practice and the community.