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Agreement on Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Category: Agreement
Date: 12 June 2002
Sub Category:Framework Agreement
Location:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services | Collaboration / Partnership
URL: http://foodsafetymatters.gov.au/phs/documents/ihu/16894.pdf
Summary Information:
The Agreement on Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health ('the Agreement') was made between the State of Queensland (through Queensland Health), the Commonwealth (through the Department of Health and Ageing), the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) and the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Forum (QAIHF) on 12 June 2002.
Detailed Information:
The aim of the Agreement 'is to improve the health status and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at least commensurate to that of the wider Australian community'. This is to be accomplished through:
a) improving access to health programs;
b) increasing resource allocation and having transparent reporting regarding services and programs;
c) joint planning processes; and
d) acknowledgement that the Agreement will not affect funding to Community Controlled Health Services.

The Agreement is to remain effective until an agreed termination by the parties or until a further agreement is executed.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Western Australian Framework Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Framework Agreement (South Australia)
  • Agreement on the Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (New South Wales)
  • Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (Queensland)
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) - Signatory
  • Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Forum - Signatory
  • Department of Health and Ageing (Cth) - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Partnerships Queensland: Future Directions Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy in Queensland 2005-2010
  • 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

  • References

    Resource
    Queensland Government (2005) Strategic Policy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People's Health 2005-2010: Implementation Guide

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    Framework Agreement

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