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Budget 2016-17: information of relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Posted on: 4 May, 2016
Issue: Vol 16 No 2, April 2016 – June 2016
Related to Health Policies States and Territories

Federal Treasurer, Scott Morrison, delivered his first Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 3 May 2016.

The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Australian Government Budget details:

View website: Australian Government Budget 2016-17
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17 Paper 1, Statement 5: Expenses and net capital investment
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17 Paper 3, Part 2: Payments for specific purposes: Health
View information: Australian Government Budget 2016-17, Health Portfolio Budget statements
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17, Health Portfolio: Outcome 2 – Health access and support services
(Program 2.2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, page 60)
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17, Ministerial statements: Investing in regional growth 2016-17
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17 Budget measure, Department of Human Services: Healthier Medicare – trial of healthcare homes
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17, Department of Social Services Budget statements
(Outcome 3: Disability and carers, page 76)
View Australian Government Budget 2016-17, Department of Social Services: Cashless debit card trial – third site

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 2016-17
Statements by part: Department for Prime Minister and Cabinet
(Outcome 2, page 30)

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

Further information:

 

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