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Within the health sector, there is a need for: more health advancement programs. Better identification of health conditions before they become serious. More primary health care services that are accessible to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Greater cultural competence of service providers. Making and combining these changes are important to the long term future for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and for strengthening strategies to improve health outcomes.
Health improvements for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population will require the ongoing commitment by all Australian governments.

Published on May 26, 2013
The Maningrida Child Safety Service consists of a group of Maningrida women who seek to protect local children and educate the community to generate change. They educate young people about sexual health and positive life skills, substance abuse and protective behaviors.
Published on Jul 20, 2009
Women residents of the Alice Springs town camps speak up against the impending compulsory acquisition of their homes by the Australian government. This is threatened to take place on August 5, using NT Intervention powers and the suspension of the Racial Discrimination Act. The women speak in defence of the Tangentyere council, who represent and provide services to the camps.
Published on Jul 27, 2016
Suicide is the highest and leading rate of death amongst indigenous people in Australia between the ages of 15 to 35, the second highest rate in the Northern territory and sadly a young person will die from suicide in some communities every month.
Health Consulting Services Review Restructure Development
Denise Bingley BNSc: BNSc(Hon.): MNSc(advanced practice)
Copyright remains with Indigenous Peoples and original authors, actors and reporters, and NOT with HCSRRD.  Used here as appropriate Indeginous Health as Best Best Practice and in support of Shared Partnership Education.  Denise Bingley RN BNSC, BNSc (Hons), MNSc (Advanced Practice)