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

Employment and Economic Development (longer term)

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)

Employment and Economic Development (longer term)

105. In collaboration with DoHA and other Australian and State/Territory Government agencies, investigate opportunities, such as through the ICC network, to support the flexible and responsive use of Shared Responsibility Agreements and Regional Partnership Agreements as a means of meeting local needs.

see also actions 4, 28, 57, 68, 76, 81, 93, 117, 125 and 156.
DEWR (DoHA, FaCSIA, DEST, DCITA)
106. Continue to implement the Indigenous Art Centres Strategy and Action Plan providing Indigenous Australians with pathways to economic independence through professional arts practice. DCITA
107. Explore opportunities to provide broad-ranging services and joint activities in shared facilities that may also provide economic development opportunities for Indigenous Australians. DEWR/ DEST/ DoHA/ FaCSIA/ IBA