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Announcements | 5 Sep 2014

While significant improvements in Indigenous life expectancy have been observed in recent years, Indigenous Australians have a life expectancy that is about 10 years lower than non-Indigenous Australians, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Minister Nigel Scullion signs up to R U Ok?
Stories | 4 Sep 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has signed up as a Conversation Mate to help suicide-prevention organisation, R U OK?, inspire regular, meaningful conversations.

Announcements | 29 Aug 2014

Minister for Health, Peter Dutton today announced four new National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants which aim to put a stop to escalating rates of Indigenous youth suicide.

David Pigram, founder of Alive & Kicking Goals!, accepts the AMA (WA) Healthway Healthier WA Award June 2014.
Stories | 31 Jul 2014

Broome suicide prevention programme Alive & Kicking Goals! wins 2014 AMA (WA) Healthway Healthier WA Award.

This artwork, provided by a local Titjikala artist, represents the Titjikala dream time.
Stories | 24 Jul 2014

The Titjikala Aboriginal community is the first to have its Alcohol Management Plan approved by the Commonwealth Minister for Indigenous Affairs.

Announcements | 17 Jul 2014

New research into volatile substance use in Far North Queensland has found the misuse of inhalants is a barrier to school attendance and employment – two of the keys to reducing Indigenous disadvantage.

Announcements | 8 Jul 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion and Federal Member for O’Connor Rick Wilson MP have received advice from Aboriginal Hostels Limited that the newly-refurbished Trilby Cooper Hostel in Kalgoorlie is scheduled to reopen this week.

Announcements | 4 Jul 2014

Two new Australian Government-funded clinics in the rapidly growing South-East Queensland region will provide essential primary health care services to Indigenous Australians.

Announcements | 25 Jun 2014

The Australian Government is taking another important step towards securing health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Announcements | 25 Jun 2014

Five hundred families have been helped into new housing in remote Queensland under the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing (NPARIH).