Policy

As the national body representing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors and medical students, we are uniquely positioned to provide perspectives aimed at improving the health and life outcomes of our people. We work to shape the healthcare system into a space that is culturally safe and equitable for Indigenous doctors and patients.

To achieve this, we produce a variety of policy papers and statements addressing issues that affect our members and the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also make submissions to government and non-government bodies expressing our views on issues relevant to Indigenous health.

We engage with traditional healers and advance traditional medicines and health practices, which for millennia have been intrinsic to the cultural practices and lifestyles of our communities.

We are proud to promote the important role that culture, land and spirituality have in the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Submissions

Policy papers and statements

 

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