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Announcements | 17 Nov 2017

The Australian Government today welcomes the final report of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

Announcements | 14 Nov 2017

The Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service will receive $1.2 million to provide counselling and mental health services to clients in their alcohol, tobacco and drug program.

Announcements | 10 Nov 2017

The Turnbull Government will fund nine landmark Northern Territory medical research projects worth over $12 million, aiming to save children’s lives and help close the gap in Indigenous health.

Announcements | 6 Nov 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, have congratulated the latest squad of Indigenous Marathon Foundation runners on conquering the legendary New York City Marathon.

Announcements | 25 Oct 2017

A new mobile phone app has been launched which promises to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote areas make healthy food choices.

Announcements | 20 Oct 2017

Independent consultants have been engaged to conduct evaluations of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Australians’ Health Program (IAHP).

Announcements | 19 Oct 2017

The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 18 years and over who smoke tobacco decreased significantly from 55 per cent to 45 per cent, a fall of 22 per cent, over 20 years from 1994 to 2014–15, according to new modelling by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in partnership with the Menzies School of Health Research.

Announcements | 16 Oct 2017

A $3 million plan has been unveiled to address the cultural barriers and disadvantage faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability.

Announcements | 10 Oct 2017

Today is World Mental Health Day – a day to raise awareness and educate people and communities about mental health issues.

Announcements | 3 Oct 2017

Reducing criminal recidivism and helping at risk individuals across the region has been given a significant boost today with increased funding for 'Safe Spaces' in Kalgoorlie.

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