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Announcements | 30 May 2017

A major report that documents progress towards better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, was launched today by the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt.

Announcements | 30 May 2017

Eye diseases and vision problems are common long-term health conditions experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, welcomed the release of a report that looks at the effectiveness of national eye health programs.

Announcements | 16 May 2017

The Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, announced three new sites for the Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are pregnant, or women pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander child.

Announcements | 11 May 2017

The Australian Government has continued its commitment to provide better health services for Indigenous Australians with a funding boost in the Federal Budget.

Announcements | 7 May 2017

The Close the Gap campaign calls on the Federal Government to prioritise Indigenous health in its May 2017 budget.

Announcements | 5 May 2017

A high-level Roundtable discussion, held on May 3 on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide in Darwin, Northern Territory, emphasised the need for local, Indigenous controlled responses to the escalating rates of suicide in the community.

Announcements | 28 Apr 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has welcomed the ACT Government’s announcement this week of a new trial aimed at reducing rates of incarceration among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Announcements | 24 Apr 2017

Joint Media Release

Attorney-General, Senator The Hon George Brandis QC
Minister for Women, Senator The Hon Michaelia Cash
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator The Hon Nigel Scullion

We are today announcing that the Turnbull Government will make a further significant investment in the community legal sector, as part of the 2017-18 Budget.

Announcements | 7 Apr 2017

A new $28 million police station in Wadeye that will support a greater police presence in the community and surrounding districts has been officially opened by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today.

Five Aboriginal people and one non-Aboriginal person are standing in front of a remote airfield. In the background is a small airplane.
Stories | 31 Mar 2017

The Galiwinku Night Patrol team recently went beyond the call of duty, working dusk to dawn seven nights a week helping to contain a recent spike in fuel sniffing within their community.

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