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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients

Queensland Health endeavours to support cultural practices and beliefs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout the end of life journey and after.

To find an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service in your area, check the:

Palliative care

Advance care planning

Aged care information

The Australian Government’s My Aged Care website has a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-specific information about accessing aged care services, including:

  • help and support for elders in the community
  • who can get help
  • the cost
  • people and groups specially trained to help in the community.

Information is available in Arrernte, Pitjantjatjara, Torres Strait Creole (Yumplatok) and Warlpiri languages.

Other resources

Last updated: 10 October 2017