Deakin Rural Health

Reference Material

Deakin Rural Health would like to thank the following organisations and individuals for their help in the preparation of these reference materials:

Winda-Mara Aboriginal Corporation
Budja Budja Aboriginal Co-operative
Kirrae Health Service Inc.
Kym Thomas, Spencer Gulf University Department of Rural Health


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Cultural Awareness Training

Definitions of Health and Key Points

Key Influences on Aboriginal Health

Morbidity and Mortality

Practical Considerations for Health Practitioners Working with Aboriginal Clients

Presentations of Ill Health in Aboriginal Populations


Other useful websites:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Indigenous Australians (AIHW) Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)

State Library of South Australia

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