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Health issues are a major problem for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Therefore there is a massive amount of information pertaining to this problem and Indigenous organisations for assistance.

NOTE:  This is a moke-up page that will be redeveloped 
after gaining more evidence.. and understanding ...

Queensland Health – Queensland Government.

Queensland Health’s vision is that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders will experience health outcomes at least equivalent to the general population. https://www.health.qld.gov.au/atsihealth

Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council.

The Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) is a leadership and policy . We were established in 1990 and are the peak representing all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Services (CCHS) in Queensland at both a state and national level. https://www.qaihc.com.au/

ATSICHS Mackay.

To deliver quality and appropriate primary health care service to our regional community, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Mackay region that is tailored to meet their health needs. To work in partnership with regional community and other health service providers to ensure services are appropriate and accessible for our peoples. https://www.atsichs.org.au/

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is a living embodiment of the aspirations of Aboriginal communities and their struggle for self-determination. https://www.naccho.org.au/

Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Apunipima Cape York Health Council is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) providing leadership in health advocacy and consultation. http://www.apunipima.org.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

This (‘the Board’) is responsible for nationally registering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health . (From 1 July 2012, health workers in Australia who wish to use the protected title ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner’ must be nationally registered.) http://www.atsihealthpracticeboard.gov.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland (ATSIDNQ)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland (ATSIDNQ) is a network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability, their families and carers. It was established to raise awareness of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with a disability. The Network provides opportunities to connect with others and supports a collective voice for members on the issues important to them.
http://www.atsidnq.com.au/

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Registered Training Organisation National Network (ATSIHRTONN)

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Registered Training Organisation National Network is known as ATSIHRTONN. ATSIHRTONN is a group of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Registered Training Organisations which have created a collective that is designed to build the capacity of its member RTOs to drive education and training delivery to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce. http://www.naccho.org.au/

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.

Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. https://healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS)

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane
We offer primary health care in the following areas: GP Services, dental, child, family & maternal health, diabetes treatment education, ophthalmology, optometry, podiatry and dietary. We also have an aged care facility, family and child safety services, social and emotional wellbeing and service. https://atsichsbrisbane.org.au/

Wuchopperen Health Service

A community controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation providing comprehensive primary health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns. Wuchopperen began providing health services in 1981 and has primary health care facilities in Manoora and Edmonton and a child wellbeing service in Atherton. https://www.wuchopperen.org.au/

Healing Foundation

The Healing Foundation is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander that partners with communities to address the ongoing trauma caused by actions like the forced removal of children from their families. Our work helps people create a different future. working with communities to create a place of safety, providing an environment for Stolen Generations members and their families to speak for themselves, tell their own stories and be in charge of their own healing.  http://healingfoundation.org.au/about-us/

Australian Bureau of Statistic 

The Australian Bureau of Statistic purpose is to inform Australia’s important decisions by partnering and innovating to deliver , trusted, objective data, statistics insights. http://www.abs.gov.au/

Deadly Choices

Deadly Choices – A deadly choice is a healthy choice.  Their aim is to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to make healthy choices for themselves and their families – to stop smoking, to eat good food and exercise daily. https://deadlychoices.com.au/

Online Resources

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