National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013

Social and Emotional Well-being and Mental Health Service Delivery (immediate)

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.

Page last updated: 30 August 2011

Immediate Priority Actions (current year):
(Specific Strategies)

Lead Agency (Contributing agencies)

Social and Emotional Well-being and Mental Health Service Delivery (immediate)

64. Improve access, appropriateness and responsiveness of mainstream social services in a whole of government approach to the social and emotional well-being needs and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families and communities – see also KRA2. DoHA (FaCSIA, AGs, DEST, DEWR)

Substance Use


65. Implement the whole of government Petrol Sniffing Strategy (8 Point Plan) in identified regions.
DoHA/FaCSIA (AGs, DEST)