2022 Election Reform Priorities

Everyone deserves access to culturally safe healthcare. A strong Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Health Practitioner workforce is crucial in improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Yet, despite the vital role the workforce plays it continues to be under-supported, under-recognised and underutilised.

Through delivering education, employment and health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, this Workforce offers a significant return on investment.

Evidence connects the workforce to improved health and wellbeing outcomes across the life course.