NACCHO Health News :Queensland Govt. $200 million “Making Tracks” focussed on closing the Indigenous health gap

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts


“We are pleased to see the emphasis placed on improved care across the health continuum,” .

Greater emphasis on health promotion and early intervention is critical in reducing the burden of disease on our people.

Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled organisations play a key role in promoting good health and access to primary health care, but we will only achieve better health outcomes for our people when we all work together – as a broader health system.

We applaud the Palaszczuk Government for highlighting mental health outcomes as a priority.

Mental health conditions are one of the most statistically significant conditions we see at TAIHS– second only to hypertension – and one of the areas where we are most under-resourced.

Mental health has a direct impact on overall health and well-being, and we look forward to the roll out of the mental health strategy.”


Chair of Townsville Aboriginal and Islander…

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