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Indigenous health: WEBSITES

This page contains links to website resources that are related to the topic of Indigenous health.

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Indigenous affairs: a quick guide to key internet links

A 2016 resource available on the Parliament of Australia website, by Jade Koekoe and James Haughton from the Social Policy Section, which provides links to:

  • a listing of Australian Government Indigenous affairs policies and programs the Council of Australian Government (COAG) key agreements under ‘Closing the Gap’
  • key documents on the proposed Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • other recent high-profile reports and publications on Indigenous issues
  • statistics and funding
  • a map of ‘Aboriginal Australia’
  • directories of Indigenous organisations and businesses
  • key organisations outside Government departments
  • state, territory and local government websites and
  • overseas websites.

Available to download as a pdf from this link

Network for Indigenous Health and Cultural Education

Nicheportal, the Network for Indigenous Cultural and Health Education Portal, provides links to educational and learning resources in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural competency, for medical specialists caring for indigenous communities. It includes both a searchable database of activities, resources or case studies, as well as a free discussion forum to encourage the exchange of knowledge, expertise and information.
 
Visit the portal here.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA)

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA) is the peak body for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners in Australia. It was established in 2009, following the Australian Government’s announcement of funding to strengthen the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce as part of its ‘Closing the Gap’ initiative.

ABC Indigenous Portal

The ABC Indigenous portal aggregates Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander stories from around the ABC & around Australia.

Access the latest Indigenous stories and features from ABC Radio, News & Current Affairs, TV and iview.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.

Access here.

Remote Indigenous Gardens (RIG) Network

RIG Network is a national, cross-sectoral networking, research and outreach initiative. They link people, projects and resources to support better practice and undertake projects to help build better local food production initiatives that can deliver social, health and economic benefits to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

AMA Indigenous health portal

The Australian Medical Association has a part of the site that is dedicated to Indigenous health. View it at this link.

Indigenous Australians - Overview (AIHW)

The Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has an overview page of their website with reports and statistics about Indigenous Australians, and the many aspects of the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians where significant improvements are continuing or emerging. 

Access this here.

The significant gaps between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians remain. This disadvantage, or the 'gap' between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, starts from birth and continues throughout life. More reports and statistics on Indigenous Australians can be found under The health & welfare of Australia's Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and Indigenous health & welfare services.

Reconciliation Australia

 

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation.
Our vision is for a just, equitable and reconciled Australia

Their mission is to inspire and enable all Australians to contribute to the reconciliation of the nation.