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Northern NSW Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement 2016-2018

Date: January 2016
Date To: December 2018
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Agreement
State/Country:New South Wales, Australia
Summary Information:
The Northern NSW Aboriginal Health Partnership Agreement ('the Agreement') aims to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern NSW Local Health District and for the Partnership to support health service provision, provide advice on health issues, and share information on Aboriginal health.

- Bulgarr Ngaru Aboriginal Medical Service
- Bullinah Aboriginal Health Service
- North Coast NSW Primary Health Network
- Northern NSW Local Health District
- Lismore Aboriginal Health Service is an Observer in the Agreement and may be a signatory in the future
Detailed Information:
The agreed commitments include:
- Providing a forum where issues relating to Aboriginal health may be discussed;
- Integrating Aboriginal health within the health system, and ensuring it is a priority;
- Ensuring a collaborative approach towards Aboriginal health is adopted for all parties; and
- Attending and participating in Ngayundi Aboriginal Health Council Community Meetings, and to keep the Ngayundi Executive informed of the activities of the Partnership.

The Agreement establishes and nominates the participants for a partnership committee responsible for carrying out the Agreement. The Committee has the responsibility to provide leadership and advice on Aboriginal health issues

Related Entries

  • Northern New South Wales Integrated Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Plan 2015-2020 Partnership Agreement
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Aboriginal Health Strategy

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