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Achievements under the Queensland Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Strategy 2001-2006

 

Overview

The Queensland Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health strategy 2001-2006 resulted in the development of programs being undertaken in Indigenous communities across Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands. The environmental issues covered by these programs included:

For further information on the programs and projects listed below, please refer to the related publication listed under this major project, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Plan 2008-2013, Appendix 3, or contact Queensland Health. The following major projects achieved under the strategy were:

Contacts

Queensland Health
Queensland Health Building
147-163 Charlotte Street
Brisbane Qld 4000
GPO Box 48
Brisbane Qld 4001
Ph: (07) 3234 0111

Related publications

Queensland Health (2009)

Environmental health workers online resource manual (ehWORM).

Retrieved 01 October 2008 from http://www.health.qld.gov.au/ehworm/default.asp

This online resource for Environmental Health Workers is designed to support EHW employed by the local councils of Indigenous communities in Queensland.

It provides information on six key topics:

To help EHW find information quickly, the six key topics are broken into sections, such as:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Environmental Health Unit Queensland Health (2008)

Queensland Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health plan 2008–2013.

Brisbane: Queensland Health

This publication outlines the plan for a strategic framework to improve the environmental health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland. The plan builds on the progress made by previous strategies and recognises six areas to enhance environmental health outcomes for communities, including, to:

The plan supports the objectives for the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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Last updated: 6 September 2013
 
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