02 Apr 13 edition
There are still many obstacles facing the 2030 aim of health equality for indigenous Australians. By Amie Larter
06 Mar 12 edition
There is much Australia can learn from other post-colonial societies when it comes to ‘closing the gap’ in indigenous health, writes Dominic O’Sullivan.
06 Sep 11 edition
The latest government report card on indigenous health has shown some concerning trends, Linda Belardi reports.
For health researcher Tricia McCabe developing strong clinical relationships with indigenous patients is first and foremost about building relationships of trust. She tells Linda Belardi.
03 Aug 11 edition
Transition to remote area nursing – orientating nurses new to remote and indigenous health.
Aged care needs improved support services to meet the needs of existing indigenous clients and encourage further use of services by the indigenous community, writes Gail Garvey.
In its effort to close the gap, the Australian government is keen to attract more people to work in indigenous health. Here, one nurse shares her experience working in the field.
Providing adequate funding alone won’t improve Aboriginal healthcare in Australia if it continues to be misspent, researchers warn. Annie May reports.
Gillard admits it will be extremely difficult to close the life-expectancy gap by the target year of 2031 with current progress.