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General: States and Territories


Western Australia Department of Health (2013)

Western Australian immunisation strategy 2013–2015.

Perth: Western Australia Department of Health

This strategy provides a vision for improving immunisation services in Western Australia (WA). The resource includes specific strategies to:

  • improve immunisation rates among children entering school as well as areas with low vaccination rates
  • improve immunisation rates among Aboriginal Australians
  • expand access to immunisation services by increasing capacity of health care providers
  • improve the immunisation consent process in WA
  • sustain mechanisms to ensure surveillance and follow-up of adverse events following immunisation
  • ensure stakeholder involvement in immunisation planning
  • meet performance benchmarks.

Abstract adapted from Western Australia Department of Health


ACT Government Health (2012)

ACT immunisation strategy 2012-2016.

Canberra: ACT Government 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


Population Health Queensland (2009)

Strategic directions for communicable disease prevention and control 2009–2012.

Brisbane: Queensland Health


Public Health Branch Victoria (2008)

Victorian immunisation strategy 2009-2012.

Melbourne: Department of Human Services, Victoria

Last updated: 20 February 2018
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