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Agreement on South Australian Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing

Category: Agreement
Date: 18 November 2005
Sub Category:Framework Agreement
Location:South Australia, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Agreement between the State of South Australia, the Australian Government and the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc
  • Agreement between the South Australian Department of Health, the Australian Government's Department of Health and Ageing and the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc
  • Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
    URL: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/wcms/publishing.nsf/Content/6793AF2D2A86729BCA25722B0083426C/$File/healthwellbeingag.pdf
    Summary Information:
    The Agreement on South Australian Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing was signed by the South Australian Government, the Australian Government's Department of Health and Ageing and the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc ('the Agreement'). The Agreement follows the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Framework Agreement that was signed in 1996 and resigned in 2001. It is consistent with the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce National Strategic Framework, the National Cultural Respect Framework and the National Principles for Service Delivery to Indigenous Australians.

    The aim of the Agreement is to provide 'a framework for the partners to work together and in partnership with Aboriginal people and communities, in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration, to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal people in South Australia.'
    Detailed Information:
    The end sought by the Agreement is improved access to services and 'greater equity of health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal people.'

    To accomplish this, the parties agree to:
    - improve the planning, monitoring and accountability aspects of health services for Aboriginal people;
    - enhance data collection and information systems that can be used for planning health programs;
    - develop a competent health workforce;
    - increase resource allocation; and
    - establish intersectoral linkages.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Framework Agreement (South Australia) - Later known as
  • Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (South Australia)
  • Organisation
  • South Australian Aboriginal Health Partnership
  • State of South Australia - Signatory
  • Commonwealth of Australia - Signatory
  • Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc - Signatory
  • People
  • Kurtijar People
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • 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

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    Framework Agreement

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