Topics: Policies

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.

June Oscar AO appointed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner

The Australian Government has announced June Oscar AO as the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, replacing outgoing commissioner Mick Gooda, who has served in the role since 2010.


Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s report 2017

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2017) Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s report 2017 Canberra: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


Report on government services 2017, volume E: Health

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2017) Report on government services 2017, volume E: Health Canberra: Productivity Commission


The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP appointed as the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health

18 January, 2017 | Posted in Vol 17 No 1, January 2017 – March 2017  Health  Policies  

The Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP has been appointed as the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health.


Talking back to policy: Aboriginal participation in policy making

Walden I (2016) Talking back to policy: Aboriginal participation in policy making Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of NSW: Sydney


Remote Indigenous housing is best delivered through locally adapted arrangements

Habibis D, Phillips R, Spinney A, Phibbs P, Churchill B (2016) Remote Indigenous housing is best delivered through locally adapted arrangements Melbourne: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute


National frameworks about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

9 January, 2017 | Posted in Vol 17 No 1, January 2017 – March 2017  Policies  

Vanden Heuvel A, Kehoe H, Ennis T, Dixon T, Cargill J (2016) National frameworks about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Healthy Futures: Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: report card 2016

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Healthy Futures: Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: report card 2016 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Cultural Respect Framework 2016-2026 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee (2016) Cultural Respect Framework 2016-2026 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health Canberra: Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council


Representation of Indigenous health knowledges within health literacy related policy and practice documents across Australia, Canada and New Zealand

Boot GR (2016) Representation of Indigenous health knowledges within health literacy related policy and practice documents across Australia, Canada and New Zealand Unpublished Bachelor of Science thesis, Charles Darwin University: Darwin


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