National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013

Workforce Development

To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice.

Page last updated: 30 August 2011

Longer Term Priority Actions (current year and beyond):
(Specific Strategies)

Lead Agency
(Contributing agencies)

Workforce Development

49. Support workforce development by communicating and promoting the uptake of SNAP and overweight and obesity resources for health workers.– see also KRA3 DoHA
50. Develop and implement programs to build the oral health workforce and increase access to oral health specialists in rural and remote areas, with a focus on improving the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. – see also KRA3 DoHA
51. Enhance the capacity of alcohol and other drug (AOD) organisations and teach Indigenous health workers relevant skills to prevent and reduce the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs in Indigenous communities. (by end 2007/08) – see also KRA3 DoHA