Condition 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Acute Rheumatic Fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.2 0.2
Adverse event after immunisation 3.9 1.9 3.3 5.2 3.6 7.4 3.5 2.5 3.6 3.3
Anthrax 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blood lead* 3.4 2.5 3.3 3.8 8 8.8 6.5 5.6 14 15.7
Botulism​​ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brucellosis 0 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Chancroid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chlamydia trachomatis infection - congenital 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3
Chlamydia trachomatis infection - other 205 214 259 293 301 291 316 306 348 387
Cholera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Cryptosporidiosis 7.2 21.5 5 5.2 9.7 15.5 5.8 14.3 16.2 16.7
Diphtheria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Giardiasis 26 30.2 32.5 33.5 28 30.4 40.1 45.8 45.7 40.6
Gonorrhoea 19.3 23.6 32.6 40.8 58.1 58.9 66.7 73.6 93.3 122
H. influenzae type b 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome 0.3 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0
Hepatitis A 1 1.4 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.8 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.9
Hepatitis B – acute viral 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2
Hepatitis B – other 35 36.3 34.7 34.1 31.3 33.1 33.2 30.7 30.5 29.4
Hepatitis C – acute viral 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5
Hepatitis C – other 52.6 53.4 51.7 45.8 44.6 46.7 46.5 46.1 50.7 44.3
Hepatitis D 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3
Hepatitis E 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2
Influenza – type A 11.6 178 19.1 56.3 84 71.3 235 142 405 742
Influenza – type B 14.4 2.2 2 23.4 24.1 42.5 38.4 260 47.2 557
Influenza – type A&B 0 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.9 1.4 0.6 6.3
Influenza – not otherwise specified 0.2 1.4 0.1 1.1 0 0 0.3 0 0.2 0
Legionellosis - longbeachae 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.5
Legionellosis - pneumophila 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.8 1.1 0.9
Legionnaires’ disease – other 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0 0 0.1
Leprosy 0.1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Leptospirosis 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Listeriosis 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.2
Lymphogranuloma venereum 0 0.1 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.8 0.7
Measles 0.6 0.3 0.4 1.3 2.5 0.5 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.4
Meningococcal – serogroup B 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6
Meningococcal – serogroup C 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Meningococcal – serogroup W 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3
Meningococcal – serogroup Y 0.1 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Meningococcal – conjunctivitis 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.1
Meningococcal – other 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0 0 0.1 0 0.1
Mumps 1.1 0.6 0.6 1 1.5 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.9 1.7
Paratyphoid 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3
Pertussis 129 185 138 194 84.1 32.7 43.3 172 149 70.5
Pneumococcal disease (invasive) 7.4 6.4 6.5 6.8 7.4 5.8 6.3 6 6.4 7.9
Psittacosis 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2 0 0.2 0
Q fever 2.4 2 2.1 2 1.8 2.4 2.3 3.4 2.9 2.6
Rheumatic Heart Disease 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Rotavirus 0 0 19.2 14.6 24.1 6.4 9.6 13.8 9.8 29.4
Rubella - congenital 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rubella - other 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Salmonella infection 31.6 37.9 51.5 48 40.1 46.1 57.1 53 57.8 46.8
Shigellosis 1.6 2.2 1.7 1.8 1.7 2 2.7 2.3 4.1 3
Syphilis - infectious 6.2 7.6 5.8 5.7 7.1 8.6 10.8 10.2 11.8 14.7
Syphilis - congenital 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syphilis - other 5.8 5.5 4.9 4.7 4.3 5.9 6.4 8.3 8.4 7.6
Tetanus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuberculosis 7.1 7.4 7.1 7.4 6.4 5.9 6.2 5.7 6.7 6.8
Typhoid 0.6 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.7
Vector borne disease - Barmah Forest virus infection 7.5 5 3.5 6.3 4.8 5.7 2.1 2.3 0.6 1.5
Vector borne disease - Dengue 2.1 1.9 3.3 2 4 4 5 4.5 6.3 4
Vector borne disease - Malaria 1.6 1.3 1.7 1.1 1 1.2 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.9
Vector borne disease - Ross River virus infection 16.5 12.8 15 7.9 8.2 6.8 8.9 21 8.9 19.5
Vector borne disease - Zika 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0.4 0.1
Vector borne disease - other 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6
Verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli infections 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.6

* From May 2012, blood lead was notifiable by a blood lead level of or above 10µg/dL (previously defined by a blood lead level of or above 15µg/dL). From February 2016, blood lead was notifiable by a blood lead level of or above 5 µg/dL.

Disease-specific data on notifiable conditions are reported by year and month of onset of illness except for tuberculosis, which is reported by year and month of diagnosis.

No cases of the following conditions have been notified since 1991: plague, diphtheria, granuloma inguinale, lyssavirus, poliomyelitis, rabies, smallpox, typhus, viral haemorrhagic fever and yellow fever.

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