Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island People in Australia

In this document, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners outline their position in regards to identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in Australian general practice, acknowledging that at a practice level, identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status is a necessary precondition for participation in the Closing the Gap initiative.
This document is available as a downloadable PDF (3MB)

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Indigenous Pathways into Medicine

The LIME Network, in partnership with Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) and Te ORA Maori Medical Practitioners Association, have developed these Pathways into Medicine Videos.
The videos highlight the numerous pathways Indigenous students may take to gain entry into medical degrees, Indigenous student experiences at medical school, the student support systems available within the university setting, and the experiences of Indigenous …

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Indigenous Medical Undergraduates Project

Compared to non-Indigenous doctors, there are very few Indigenous doctors working as Specialists in Australia. Bearing this in mind, the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges, with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has created the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Specialist Framework Project. The Project aims to increase the number of Indigenous …

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