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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Outreach Workers

 

Overview

In order to close the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a generation the government announced the placement of 83 Indigenous Outreach Workers across Australia. The workers will help increase community engagement with health services and access to other health services such as; follow-up care, specialist services and community pharmacies. The workers will be employed by Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organsiations and Divisions of General Practice.

Contacts

Department of Health
Sirius Building, Furzer Street
PO Box 9848
Woden ACT 2601
Email: ICDP@health.gov.au

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Last updated: 13 October 2014
 
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