National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan (the Health Plan) is an evidence-based policy framework designed to guide policies and programmes to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health over the next decade until 2023.

Page last updated: 01 October 2014

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 was developed to provide an overarching framework which builds links with other major Commonwealth health activities and identifies areas of focus to guide future investment and effort in relation to improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

On 30 May 2014 Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Assistant Minister for Health, announced that the Health Plan would be updated to reflect the Australian Government’s approach and priorities for Indigenous affairs and to recognise the important links between education, employment, community safety and health. Minister Nash also announced that an Implementation plan would be developed outlining the Commonwealth’s coordinated efforts to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023 (PDF 6280 KB)
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023 (online)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan-Companion Document on Commonwealth Government Strategies and Reform (PDF 8724 KB)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan–Companion Document on Commonwealth Government Strategies and Reforms (online)

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