Department of Health (Australia)

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Government of Australia

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23 Jul 2013

In 2008 Australian Governments committed to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on an incredibly important task - to achieve equality in health status and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians by the year 2031. The commitment...

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25 Mar 2013

Risky drinking causes considerable community concern in Australia and internationally, particularly when it involves young people consuming alcohol in the night-time economy or NTE (Miller, et al., 2012). In Australia, one in four young people (aged between 15 and 24 years) reported that in the...


1 Feb 2013

Commissioned by the Federal Department of Health and Ageing, this evaluation considers the $805m Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP), a federal government initiative designed to improve the capacity of primary health care services to more effectively prevent and manage chronic disease among Indigenous populations.


20 Dec 2012

As part of the Older Australians from Diverse Backgrounds stream of the Living Longer Living Better aged care reform package, the Government announced consultation with groups representing people from diverse backgrounds to assess the requirement for the development of further tools and/or strategies to support...

Research report

4 Dec 2012

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework looks at t he health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which is improving for a number of measures, although there remain many areas where further concerted effort will be needed to achieve improvements in...

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