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Indigenous: States and Territories


Queensland Health (2015)

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cardiac health strategy 2014-2017.

Brisbane: Queensland Health

Western Australian Department of Health (2015)

WA Aboriginal health and wellbeing framework 2015 - 2030.

Perth: Western Australian Department of Health

This report aims to shape and guide how Western Australia (WA) Health and other agencies approach Aboriginal health for the next 15 years. The report has been developed to ensure Aboriginal people in WA have access to high quality health care and services, while assisting community to make good health a priority through a focus on prevention.

Production of the report involved extensive, statewide consultation to ensure the needs, interests and circumstances of Aboriginal people were adequately represented.

Abstract adapted from Western Australian Department of Health


Department of Health Victoria (2014)

Koolin Balit statewide action plan: 2013 to 2015.

Melbourne: Department of Health Victoria


New South Wales Ministry of Health (2012)

Towards an Aboriginal health plan for NSW: discussion paper.

Sydney: New South Wales Ministry of Health

NSW Ministry of Health (2012)

NSW Aboriginal health plan 2013-2023.

Sydney: NSW Ministry of Health

Victorian Department of Health (2012)

Koolin balit: Victorian Government strategic directions for Aboriginal health 2012–2022.

Melbourne: Victorian Department of Health


South Australia Department of Health (2011)

A framework for comprehensive primary health care services for Aboriginal people.

Adelaide: South Australia Department of Health

Victorian Department of Health (2011)

Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative: guidelines and strategic directions 2011–14.

Melbourne: Victorian Department of Health

This report, which has now been archived, outlined the program logic model for the Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative, which supported people in Victoria who have chronic disease, or are at risk of chronic disease. The report specified seven strategic directions that aimed to strengthen the program and inform broader policy and program development during 2011-2014.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Western Australian Department of Health (2011)

Our footprints : a traveller's guide to the COAG implementation process in Western Australia.

Perth: Government of Western Australia


Queensland Health (2010)

Making tracks toward closing the gap in health outcomes for Indigenous Queenslanders by 2033.

Brisbane: Queensland Health

Statewide Service Strategy Division (2010)

Aboriginal health care plan 2010-2016.

Adelaide: Department of Health, South Australia

The Aboriginal health care plan 2010-2016 has been developed by SA Health as part of a significant health reform led by the South Australian Government. It aims to:

  • outline ways to reduce ill health among South Australian Aboriginal people
  • promote cultural responsiveness in the health system
  • promote Aboriginal community health and wellbeing

Aiming for an achievement of these overarching goals, the plan:

  • describes the demographic and major health issues for Aboriginal South Australians and variations across the state
  • outlines a model comprising six key areas: supporting good health; stronger primary health care; better care for those with high needs; an integrated and collaborative approach to the planning and delivery of services and programs, a focus on priorities; enablers for action
  • identifies six priorities for action based on the burden of disease and population profile
  • sets a framework for the regional Aboriginal health improvement plans
  • identifies key next steps and governance arrangements

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Last updated: 1 February 2018
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