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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

General: National

2014

Australian Human Rights Commission (2014)

Equal before the law: towards disability justice strategies.

Sydney: Australian Human Rights Commission

This report by the Australian Human Rights Commission provides insight of where equality does not exist for Australian people with disabilities in the criminal justice system. This is particularly relevant for Indigenous people who have disabilities and are in contact with the justice system, seeking equality. The report findings resulted from a wide-ranging consultation process to identify how people with disabilities, deal with the barriers they experience to equality before the law. The report also highlights services and programs that improve equality before the law for people with disabilities, and sets some directions by which change may occur.

Abstract adapted from Equal before the law: towards disability justice strategies

2013

Victorian Government Department of Health (2013)

National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013.

Melbourne: Victorian Government Department of Health

This report has been produced for the mental health workforce to provide information on the national standards for practice and service delivery in mental health. The report is an update of the 2002 National practice standards for the mental health workforce, and is aimed at the following professions:

  • nursing
  • occupational therapy
  • psychiatry
  • psychology
  • social work.

The report lists 13 practice standards, which cover mental health practice across the lifespan (children, young people, adults, and older people).

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

 
Last updated: 19 February 2014
 
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