Indigenous Health Reference Material
The following pages contain information designed as a brief introduction to some of the health challenges facing Indigenous populations. The GGT UDRH thanks the following organisations and individuals for their help in preparation of this material:
Budja Budja Health Service
Kirrae Health Service
Kym Thomas, Spencer Gulf University Department of Rural Health
The following are links to other useful websites:-
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health programs as well as contact information for people working within the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH).
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Comprehensive, up-to-date information accessible to people interested in the health of Indigenous Australians. The HealthInfoNet aims to contribute to 'closing the gap' in health between Indigenous and other Australians.
Indigenous Australians (AIHW) Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and welfare statistics observatory.
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) - National peak body on Aboriginal health, representing the interests of Aboriginal community controlled health services.
State Library of South Australia - List of Australian and South Australian websites which may be useful for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.