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Australian Department of Health and Ageing (2013)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023.
Canberra: Australian Department of Health and Ageing
This plan provides a long-term, evidence-based policy framework as part of the Council of Australian Governments' approach to Closing the gap in Indigenous disadvantage. The Australian Government worked in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community groups, and peak bodies to produce the plan.
The plan builds on the United nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples, with a focus on:
- policies and programs to improve Indigenous health
- social and emotional wellbeing
- promoting healthy behaviours
- the centrality of culture for health and wellbeing
- the right of people to be safe and empowered.
The plan at a glance includes:
- the vision
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Smith K, Langton M, d’Abbs P, Room R, Chenhall R, Brown A (2013)
Alcohol management plans and related alcohol reforms.
Sydney: Indigenous justice clearinghouse
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs (2012)
FASD: the hidden harm: Inquiry into the prevention, diagnosis and management of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
Canberra: Parliament of Australia
Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy (2006)
National Drug Strategy: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Complementary Action Plan 2003-2009: glossary.
Canberra: Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy
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