printable versionPrint this page

Agreement on the Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (New South Wales)

Category: Agreement
Date: 1 January 2002
Sub Category:Framework Agreement
Location:New South Wales, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
URL: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/framework/nsw/docs/nsw_fa.pdf
Summary Information:
The agreement between the New South Wales Minister for Health, the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales (AH&MRC), the Commonwealth Minister for Health and Ageing and the Chairperson of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) was signed in 2002.

The agreement complements the New South Wales Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement and is consistent with various other strategic reports and strategies.
Detailed Information:


The agreement provides for:

- increased health-related resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
- joint planning and reporting between the Commonwealth Government and the New South Wales Government in order to inform health policies and decisions;
- improved access to health services;
- improved collection and evaluation of health data;
- clarification of the roles and responsibilities of the States/Territories, ATSIC and Aboriginal community controlled health services;
- collaboration between various sectors (including 'agriculture, local government, land, animal husbandry, socio-political, cultural, food, industry, education, communications and community infrastructure') to improve health care; and
- reporting requirements.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Agreement on Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Western Australian Framework Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Framework Agreement (South Australia)
  • Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (Northern Territory)
  • New South Wales Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement
  • Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (New South Wales)
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales - Signatory
  • Department of Health and Ageing (Cth) - Signatory
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) - Signatory
  • People
  • Minister for Health (New South Wales) - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • National Aboriginal Health Strategy
  • New South Wales Aboriginal Health Strategic Plan
  • Primary Health Care Access Program (PHCAP)
  • A National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Mental Health and Social and Emotional Well Being: 2004 - 2009
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce National Strategic Framework

  • Glossary

    Framework Agreement

    Google
    Top of page

    Was this useful? Click here to fill in the ATNS survey