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New South Wales Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement 2015-2025

Category: Agreement
Date: 28 October 2015
Date To: 2025
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Peak Body Agreement
Location:New South Wales, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
URL: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/aboriginal/Documents/Aboriginal-Health-Partnership-Agreement.pdf
Summary Information:
The NSW Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement 2015-2025 ('the Agreement') recognises the ongoing partnership between the NSW Government health portfolio and the peak body for community-controlled health services in New South Wales in the joint endeavour to improve health and well being outcomes for Aboriginal people in NSW.

Signatories:
- NSW Ministry of Health
- Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales
Detailed Information:
The Agreement reaffirms the 20-year-strong partnership, and recognises that community-controlled health services promote the right to self-determination and delivers culturally appropriate primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The partnership responsibilities include ensuring that Aboriginal health remains a priority for Closing the Gap; and is an integral part of NSW Health services.

Partnership meetings are to be scheduled as agreed and will be co-chaired by both parties, and have agendas jointly determined.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • New South Wales Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement 2008-2013
  • Organisation
  • Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales - Signatory
  • Event
  • United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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