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Office of Aboriginal Health (WA)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: West Australian Government
Sub Category:State Government
Location:Western Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
URL: http://www.aboriginal.health.wa.gov.au/home/index.cfm
Summary Information:
The Office of Aboriginal Health was established by the Western Australian Department of Health in 1996. Its purpose is to 'work in partnership with Aboriginal communities and health service providers to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people receive culturally appropriate health care that meets their needs.'

The Office is responsible for policy-making, planning and contracting a range of health care services, often working in partnership with the Commonwealth Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Western Australian Framework Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Organisation
  • Department of Health (WA)
  • Western Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH)
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Aboriginal Cultural Respect - Implementation Framework (WA)
  • 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

  • References

    Resource
    Department of Health (WA) Office of Aboriginal Health: About Us

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