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Budget 2015-16: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 13 May, 2015
Issue: Vol 15 No 2, April 2015 – June 2015
Related to Health Policies States and Territories

Federal Treasurer, Joe Hockey, delivered his second Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 12 May 2015.

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

Australian Government Budget details:

View website: Australian Government Budget 2015-16
View Australian Government 2015-16, Health Portfolio Budget statements: Australian Government Budget 2015-16
View Australian Government 2015-16, Health Portfolio: Primary health care outcome 5
(Programme 5.3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health page 97)
View Australian Government 2015-16, Ministerial statements: Partnership for regional growth 2015-16

Department for Prime Minister and Cabinet

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available from the Department for Prime Minister and Cabinet

Department for Prime Minister and Cabinet
View Portfolio Budget statements 2015-16
Statements by part: Department for Prime Minister and Cabinet
(Outcome 2 strategy, page 33) 

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. 
View overview: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

 

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