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Indigenous health

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal health
Indigenous health workers
Strategy

ACCHS Social and emotional wellbeing: service model

This report presents a strategy for the WA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services’ Social and Emotional Wellbeing Model and has been informed by a review of relevant literature and consultations with Aboriginal Health Council of WA Member Services during 2018.
Policy report

Language rights and Indigenous human rights in central Australia

This paper uses the successful COVID-19 health messaging in an Indigenous language as a lever to explore the ways in which communication rights for Indigenous people is more linguistically and culturally accessible.
Journal article

Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is a preventable, lifelong disability. This review provides a comprehensive synthesis of the available information on FASD among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with reference to the limitations on population-based data and evaluated programs.
Report

Make healing happen: it's time to act

This report provides an insight into the experiences of Stolen Generations survivors, and the extent and complexity of their contemporary needs as they grow older. It presents demographic data about where Stolen Generations survivors and their families live, and it considers the impact of forced...
Report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations aged 50 and over: updated analyses for 2018–19

In 2018–19 there were an estimated 27,200 surviving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 and over who had been removed from their families and communities as a result of past government policies. The findings of this report show that the Stolen Generations aged...
Journal article

A rapid review of evidence to inform an ear, nose and throat service delivery model in remote Australia

This article aims to inform the development of a new and sustainable, evidence-based service delivery model for ear, nose and throat (ENT) services across Cape York, Australia.
Report

Walykumunu nyinaratjaku: to live a good life

This is the final report for the collaborative research project that examined what makes a good life for Aboriginal people with a disability from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Lands.
Systematic review

Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap: Health Check 2020

This publication reviews the state of the Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap against success indicators agreed by the Coalition of Peaks and government parties.
Journal article

Identifying environmental determinants relevant to health and wellbeing in remote Australian Indigenous communities: a scoping review of grey literature

This research identifies built and socio-political environmental indicators from publicly available grey literature documents locally relevant to remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.
Report

Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2020

The main purpose of this report is to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.