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The Australian Government Budget 2010-11: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 12 May, 2010
Issue: Vol 10 No 2, April 2010 - June 2010
Related to Health Policies

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered his third Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 11 May 2010. The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Indigenous health.

Budget 2010-11: Closing the Gap Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians, provides information on Indigenous spending across all Government portfolios.
View information: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
View Indigenous Budget fact sheets

Portfolio Budget Statements 2010-11

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available in the respective Portfolio Budget Statements 2010-11, including the:

Health and Ageing Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2010-11
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Outcome 8 – Indigenous health (downloadable separately)
View document (PDF – 240KB)

Health and Ageing Budget at a glance provides a statistical summary of expenditure
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View information (PDF – 19KB)

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2010-11
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View document (PDF – 3.2MB)
View website: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Full Budget details

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

Overview of Australian Indigenous Health Status

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 December 2009.

View report: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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