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

More Effective and Responsive Mainstream Health Services (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)

More Effective and Responsive Mainstream Health Services (immediate)

Telecommunications


8. Continue the rollout of broad band telecommunications and infrastructure services to rural and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care and health-related services.
DoHA/ DCITA
9. Implement the Backing Indigenous Ability telecommunications program, which will improve access to health services through the delivery of telephones, Internet access and videoconferencing (until 30 June 2010). DCITA