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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Australian Commonwealth Government
Sub Category:Federal Government
Location:Australia
Summary Information:
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council was established in 1996. It includes representation from the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, the Department of Health and Aged Care (Commonwealth), the Australian Health Minister' Advisory Council, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, the Torres Strait Regional Authority and the National Health and Medical research Council.

The Council advises the Minister for Health and Aged Care (Commonwealth) on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy and planning and monitors the national implementation of agreements relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health issues.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Framework Agreement (South Australia)
  • Western Australian Framework Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Agreement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (Northern Territory)
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC)
  • National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
  • Torres Strait Regional Authority
  • Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council
  • National Health and Medical Research Council
  • Department of Health and Ageing (Cth)
  • 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 (2002)

  • References

    Resource
    National Health and Medical Research Council About NHMRC
    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Council (NATSIHC) (2003) National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: Context

    Glossary

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