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Indigenous health career resources

Many websites and organisations offer information and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers or people wanting to work in that area.  Some key resources are referenced below:

Indigenous health services and information for the public

The Queensland government website includes a section dedicated to information about health and staying active that is written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.  It includes links to useful services and resources

Government programs

Closing the Gap is a commitment by all Australian governments to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians, and in particular provide a better future for Indigenous children.   The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has agreed to specific timeframes for achieving six Closing the Gap targets, relating to Indigenous life expectancy, infant mortality, early childhood development, education and employment.

Last updated: 23 June 2016