Topics: Closing the gap

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Getting over the shock: taking action on Indigenous maternal smoking

Gould GS, Cadet-James Y, Clough AR (2016) Getting over the shock: taking action on Indigenous maternal smoking Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY15066)


Closing the gap with the RACGP’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GPs

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (2016) Closing the gap with the RACGP’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GPs Melbourne: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners In this publication the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has acknowledged the 10th anniversary of the Close the Gap Campaign by showcasing some of Australia’s Aboriginal and […]


Are Indigenous mortality gaps closing: how to tell, and when?

Ring IT, Dixon T, Lovett RW, Al-Yaman F (2016) Are Indigenous mortality gaps closing: how to tell, and when? Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (11)


Time for a shift in focus to improve food affordability for remote customers

Ferguson M, King A, Brimblecombe JK (2016) Time for a shift in focus to improve food affordability for remote customers Medical Journal of Australia; 204: (409)


2016‐17 Budget: Indigenous affairs

Russell L (2016) 2016‐17 Budget: Indigenous affairs Sydney: Menzies Centre for Health Policy


World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2016

The World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) was held in Brisbane, Queensland from 12 – 14 April 2016. The theme of the inaugural conference was Connecting, communicating and collaborating across the globe. The aim of the conference was to provide opportunities to foster new collaboration, enhance capacity and share knowledge and information about cancer and Indigenous people internationally. […]


Closing the gap in Aboriginal women’s reproductive health: some progress, but still a long way to go

Boyle J, Eades S (2016) Closing the gap in Aboriginal women’s reproductive health: some progress, but still a long way to go Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstretics & Gynaecology; 56: (223-224)


Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review

Gwynne K, Lincoln M (2016) Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review Australian Health Review; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15241)


Strategies to improve maternal health for indigenous women and children

de-Vitry Smith S (2016) Strategies to improve maternal health for indigenous women and children Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal; 23: (43)


Working towards ‘closing the gap’ at Central Australia health service

McPherson C (2016) Working towards ‘closing the gap’ at Central Australia health service Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal; 23: (39)


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