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Budget 2012-13: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 9 May, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 2, April 2012 – June 2012
Related to Health Policies

Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, delivered his fifth Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 8 May 2012.
The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Indigenous health.

Australian Government Budget details:

View website: Australian Government Budget 2012-13

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available in the respective Portfolio Budget Statements 2012-13, including the:

Health and Ageing Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2012-13

View documents (HTML)

Outcome 8 – Indigenous health

View document (PDF – 152KB)

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2012-13

View statements

View Indigenous Budget statement 2012-13

View website: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

For information about Indigenous health:

The Overview of Australian Indigenous health status provides information about: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations; the context of Indigenous health; various measures of population health status; selected health conditions; and health risk factors. The overview was last updated in 2011.

View overview: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet