Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

‘All governments—federal, state and territory—must urgently work together and in meaningful partnership with Australia’s First Peoples if we’re serious about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living just as long and as healthily as non-...

‘We share the concern of state governments, the Close the Gap campaign and the National Congress of First Peoples at the recent cuts by the Australian Government to the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Housing’, Australian Healthcare and...

‘We welcome the release of national healthcare standards that, for the first time, target safety and quality in services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’, Dr Chris Bourke, Strategic Programs Director of the Australian Healthcare and...

‘Western New South Wales Primary Health Network (WNSW PHN) has had some exciting and inspiring success in delivering effective primary health services to Aboriginal people’, says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and...

Eighteen hospitals from around Australia have signed up to the Lighthouse Hospital Project aimed at improving the hospital treatment of coronary heart disease among Indigenous Australians Lighthouse is operated and managed by the Heart Foundation and the...

Phase 3

Phase 3 of the Lighthouse Hospital Project was announced by the Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, Minister for Indigenous Health on 10th February 2017. 

 

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The latest Issues Brief from the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research has outlined the damaging health effects of disrupting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices, and examines how nutrition programs can best work to close the...

Deeble Institute Issues Brief No. 17: Food and nutrition programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: what works to keep people healthy and strong? outlines the damaging health costs of disrupting Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

There are some invisible forces serving to wedge open the gaps in disadvantage between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. My study aims to shed light on those forces and bring them into our vision as we tumble over in the endless political paddle-...

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