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

Community capacity building

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)

Community capacity building
5. Support and assist communities to improve their capacity to manage local primary health care services. DoHA (FaCSIA) DoHA (FaCSIA)
6. Develop procedures and mechanisms to support the provision of capacity building to local people as a component of tenders for services to Aboriginal communities and for local knowledge to be a condition of the awarding of the tender. DoHA