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Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023

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Publication date: 
2015
Publication type: 
Strategy or framework
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

The plan aims to progress strategies and actions that: 

  • improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples  

  • prevent and address systemic racism and discrimination in the health system. 

The plan addresses the effectiveness of the health system across: 

  • maternal health and parenting 

  • childhood health and development 

  • adolescent and youth health 

  • healthy adults and healthy ageing.  

The plan is being developed in phases. This plan focuses on the Australian Government’s role in ensuring the health system: 

  • is flexible to respond to identified needs 

  • supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to make healthy choices 

  • provides culturally safe access to quality early intervention and 

  • treatment services and integrated clinical service 

  • is free of racism. 

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