Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Joint statement from the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, Public Health Association of Australia, Consumers Health Forum of Australia and National Rural Health Alliance If we want Australia’s First Peoples to have the best possible...

Today is National Close the Gap Day, a day for the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association to reflect on our core purpose of supporting universal healthcare, especially for Australia’s First Peoples. ‘With our universal healthcare system we have...

‘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...

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