CheckUP is a not-for-profit organisation that offers a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services and programs, including Outreach, Allied Health in Remote Schools Project, Tucka-Time, and Be Well Learn Well. Find out more and access their resources here.
Practice Incentive Program (PIP) Indigenous Health Incentive
The PIP Indigenous Health Incentive supports practices and Indigenous health services to improve health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, including best practice management of chronic disease. The Indigenous Health Incentive guidelines can be found on the Australia Government Department of Services website here.
Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC)
The Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) focuses on sector development, policy, and research in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care. Access their website here.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has a collection of resources to assist general practices in providing best practice health care for our First Nations People. Access their resources here.
Apunipima Cape York Health Council Services is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) delivering primary health care to 11 Cape York communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, outreach midwives, podiatrists, audiologists, physiotherapists, dietitians and nutritionists, diabetes nurse educators, pediatricians, and general practitioners.
Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan provides housing and a place of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children from Cape York and western Queensland.
Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) Family and Community Services provide primary health services to the people and communities of the Northern Peninsula Area (NPA).
Alcohol and other drugs treatment and healing centre located 40 kilometres north of Cairns.
Delivers primary health care services within the Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire in Far North Queensland.
An Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) owned and managed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to provide culturally appropriate and comprehensive primary health care programs for communities in the Innisfail and surrounding areas.
An Indigenous primary health care services provider in Mareeba.
An Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) that provides comprehensive primary health care services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Cairns. Wuchopperen began providing health services in 1981 and has primary health care facilities in Manoora and Edmonton and a child wellbeing service in Atherton.
A support agency for young people aged 12-25 years old living in Far North Queensland.
A not-for-profit organisation that provides human services, community capacity building, and economic development programs on Palm Island.
Works to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to take control of their individual, family, and community health, which encompasses physical, social, emotional, cultural, spiritual, and economic wellbeing.
Provides a tailored primary health care service to the regional community and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of the Mackay region to assist them in meeting their health needs.
The Australian Government funds a range of programmes to build the capacity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce and increase access to culturally-safe and appropriate health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more.
- Cancer Australia
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cancer Control Indicators
- Yarn for Life
- The Optimal Care Pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer (OCP) webinar: Prostate cancer