National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Goal: To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice. Includes links to the earlier national Aboriginal health strategy documents.

Page last updated: 04 July 2003

The National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003 was endorsed by the Australian and State/Territory governments through their respective Cabinet processes and signed by all Health Ministers in July 2003.

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health July 2003 Framework for action by governments (PDF 350 KB)

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Context July 2003 (PDF 562 KB)

If you are unable to view the attachments please email oatsih.enquiries@health.gov.au

The earlier document, A National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy 1989 was reprinted in 1996 and is available via the link below.
A National Aboriginal Health Strategy 1989 (Reprinted in 1996) (Historical publication)

An evaluation of the National Aboriginal Health Strategy was undertaken in 1994 and is also available here as pdf files. Most of these documents have large file warnings.
A National Aboriginal Health Strategy: An Evaluation 1994 (Historical publication)

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