Our resources

We have created a range of resources to assist with health planning in our region, integrating, analysing and summarising information and data from many sources. Our current resources are available below for download (click to download). 

Profiles of the HNECC region

  HNECC Region Profile

  HNECC Health Planning Compass 

  HNECC Aboriginal Health Profile

  HNECC Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Needs Assessment Report

  HNECC Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Needs and Action Summary April 2017

  HNECC Drug and Alcohol Needs Assessment 2017 Update

  HNECC Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Needs Assessment 2017 - Executive Summary

  HNECC Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Needs Assessment 2017 - Full Report

  HNECC Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Needs Assessment 2017 Update

  HNECC Health Needs Assessment (current) 

  HNECC Older Persons Health Profile

  HNECC PHN Local Government Boundaries

  Port Stephens Youth Mental Health Report

Local government area population health snapshots

  Central Coast region   Hunter region   New England region 
  Gosford   Cessnock   Armidale Dumaresq
  Wyong   Dungog   Glen Innes Severn 
    Gloucester   Gunnedah 
    Great Lakes   Guyra 
    Greater Taree   Gwydir 
    Lake Macquarie    Inverell 
    Maitland    Liverpool Plains 
    Muswellbrook    Moree Plains 
    Newcastle   Narrabri
    Port Stephens   Tamworth Regional
    Singleton   Tenterfield
    Upper Hunter Shire   Uralla

Data presented in these population health snapshots has been compiled from The Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU), Social Health Atlases of Australia and other data sources.

Other data resources

Postcode to Local Government Area mapping

Suggested citations for resources

Suggested citations for HNECC Population Health resources


These resources were produced to assist HNECC PHN in health planning and commissioning activities. Please note that Local Government Area (LGA) data reflects LGA boundaries at the time of publication, and will be updated when revised data is made available. Other data contained in these resources may also be revised from time to time.

More information

Links to other information from a number of our key data sources can be found on the Other information about health in our region page.

For any other information or enquiries please contact the Health Planning and Performance Team by email:  

More information

For more information about the people in our region and their health, see the HNECC PHN Health Planning Compass