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

Data and Research

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

Longer Term Priority Actions (current year and beyond)
(Specific Strategies)

Lead Agency
(Contributing agencies)

Data and Research

137. Continue to support research and data collection activities, including the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children and the implementation of the Australian Early Development Index (AEDI), to inform early childhood policy and program development. – see also KRA7 DoHA/ FaCSIA
(DEST)
138. Further develop data and research to support policy development, planning and program evaluation in the area of blood borne viruses and STIs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. – see also KRA7 DoHA/ AIHW
139. Improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identification in mainstream aged care data collections. – see also KRA7 DoHA
140. Further develop data and research to support policy development, planning and program evaluation in the area of disability. – see also KRA7 FaCSIA (AIHW, ABS)