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The Australian Government Budget 2009-10: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 13 May, 2009
Issue: Vol 9 No 2, April 2009 - June 2009
Related to Health Policies

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered his second Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 12 May 2009. The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Indigenous health.

2009-10 Indigenous Budget at a Glance

The 2009-10 Indigenous Budget at a Glance provides information on Indigenous spending across all Government portfolios.
View information: 2009-10 Indigenous Budget at a Glance
View 2009-10 Indigenous Budget at a Glance
(PDF – 20KB)

View Indigenous Budget fact sheets

Portfolio Budget Statements 2009-10

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available in the respective Portfolio Budget Statements 2009-10, including the:

Health and Ageing Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2009-10
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Outcome 8 – Indigenous health (downloadable separately)
View document (PDF – 161KB)

Health and Ageing Budget at a glance provides a statistical summary of expenditure
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View information (PDF – 79KB)

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2009-10
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Closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians: Statement by The Honourable Jenny Macklin MP
Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
View statement

Indigenous statement: video by The Honourable Jenny Macklin MP
View video

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

Full Budget details

Full Australian Government Budget details are available at the official Australian Government Budget website.
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