Our work related to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce

A list of our initiatives, programs, campaigns, reforms or reviews related to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce.

Our related work

  • 2020–25 National Health Reform Agreement (NHRA)

    Signed by all Australian governments, the 2020–25 Addendum to National Health Reform Agreement (NHRA) aims to improve health outcomes for all Australians and ensure our health system is sustainable.
  • Accelerated Research initiative

    Accelerated Research has been consolidated into the Emerging Priorities and Consumer-Driven Research initiative under the MRFF 10-year Investment Plan. This initiative supported researchers working to develop new treatments and cures for debilitating conditions, in areas of identified unmet need.
  • Active ingredient prescribing

    The Active ingredient prescribing (AIP) initiative helps ensure consistent information about prescription medicines is used when health practitioners prescribe and dispense medicines for their patients.
  • Addressing trachoma

    Trachoma still occurs in some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We work with the affected states and territories to identify, treat and prevent this condition. We also report to the World Health Organization’s program to eradicate trachoma across the world.
  • Advance Care Planning Australia

    Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that promotes advance care planning, including resources and national curriculum and learning.
  • Aged care assessment programs

    The Australian Government funds Regional Assessment Services (RAS) and Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) to provide aged care assessment services. As an assessor, view our guides and resources to help you conduct and manage assessments in My Aged Care.
  • Aged Care Capital Assistance Program

    The Aged Care Capital Assistance Program (ACCAP) provides grants to build, extend, or upgrade aged care services or to build staff accommodation where older Australians have limited or no access.
  • Aged Care Diversity Framework initiative

    This framework sets out how our aged care system can meet the diverse needs of all older Australians. It includes action plans for government, aged care providers and consumers. It also provides resources to help providers meet the goals of the framework.
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