Topics: Social issues

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.

Implementation Plan Advisory Group Consultation 2017 – My Life, My Lead

The Implementation Plan Advisory Group (IPAG) Consultation 2017 provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and leaders, government and the non-government and private sector to help shape the next implementation plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023.  It is part of the process to work through issues […]


2016 Australian reconciliation barometer

27 February, 2017 | Posted in Vol 17 No 1, January 2017 – March 2017  Policies  Research  Social issues  

Reconciliation Australia (2017) 2016 Australian reconciliation barometer Canberra: Reconciliation Australia


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


The social determinants and starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Thomas DP, Panaretto KS, Davey M, Briggs V, Borland R (2017) The social determinants and starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12626)


Changing associations of selected social determinants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health & wellbeing, 2002 to 2012-13

Crawford H, Biddle N (2017) Changing associations of selected social determinants with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health & wellbeing, 2002 to 2012-13 Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research


Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable ones

Clough AR, Margolis SA, Miller A, Shakeshaft A, Doran CM, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, Robertson JA, Fitts MS, Bird K, Honorato B, Towle S, West C (2017) Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable […]


Unintended impacts of alcohol restrictions on alcohol and other drug use in Indigenous communities in Queensland (Australia)

Robertson JA, Fitts MS, Clough AR (2017) Unintended impacts of alcohol restrictions on alcohol and other drug use in Indigenous communities in Queensland (Australia) International Journal of Drug Policy; 41: (34-40)


Reducing recurrence of bacterial skin infections in Aboriginal children in rural communities: new ways of thinking, new ways of working

Thomas S, Crooks K, Taylor K, Massey PD, Williams R, Pearce G (2017) Reducing recurrence of bacterial skin infections in Aboriginal children in rural communities: new ways of thinking, new ways of working Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY16135)


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


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


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