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Budget 2013-14: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 15 May, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 2, April 2013 – June 2013
Related to Health Policies

Federal Treasurer, Wayne Swan, delivered his sixth Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 14 May 2013.

The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Indigenous health.

Australian Government Budget details:

View website: Australian Government Budget 2013-14

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available in the respective Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14, including the:

Health and Ageing Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14

View documents (HTML)

Outcome 8 – Indigenous health

View document (PDF – 164KB)

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14

View statements

View Indigenous Budget statement 2013-14

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 2012.

View overview: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet