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Sydney Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement

Category: Agreement
Date: 7 July 2014
Date To: 2016
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Agreement
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
Summary Information:
The Sydney Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement ('the Agreement') was first agreed 14 November 2011 and resigned on 7 July 2014. The Agreement forms a partnership between Aboriginal Medical Service Redfern (AMS), Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) in a joint endeavour to close the health gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Detailed Information:
The Agreement provides a mechanism for carrying out healthcare functions at the regional level to improve health outcomes and healthcare for Aboriginal people living in the areas covered by SLHD, NSLHD and SESLHD. The partnership seeks to:
- Improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in these areas through the collective knowledge and skills of the parties and advocacy;
- To reinforce the principles of the Aboriginal community controlled health service charter;
- Encourage the sharing knowledge on Aboriginal Health; and
- Ensure annual review changes from the implementation of agreed priorities

The Partnership produces Action Plans that guide and detail strategies and projects under the Partnership.

Related Entries

  • Overarching Agreement on Aboriginal Affairs between the Commonwealth of Australia and the State of New South Wales
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Aboriginal Health Strategy
  • National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

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