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This framework is a renewal of the Cultural respect framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health 2004-2009.
The framework has six domains and subsequent focus areas:
This framework was developed for the Australian Health Ministers & Advisory Council by the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Standing Committee and should be used in the government health sector, health departments and hospital and primary health care settings to guide strategies to improve culturally respectful services.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
The implementation of the Improving eye and ear health services for Indigenous Australians for better education and employment outcomes measure is managed by the Eyes and Ears Section of the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. The measure expands eye and ear health services for Indigenous Australians, providing $58.3 million over four years from 2009-10.
Abstract adapted from Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing