Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & Māori health

Led by the Indigenous Health Committee (IHC), ANZCA is working to address inequities in Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori health through initiatives to grow and maintain the Indigenous specialist anaesthesia and pain medicine workforce; and ensure cultural safety for both patients and doctors.

In early 2023, we launched our first Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)

Development of an ANZCA Te Tiriti o Waitangi strategy has begun.

Find out what we're doing to address the inequities in health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

Reconciliation Action Plan

ANZCA's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is an important step in our reconciliation with Australia’s First Nations peoples.

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Recognition of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

ANZCA is currently developing a comprehensive strategy to ensure that the college meets its responsibilities under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Aotearoa/New Zealand’s founding document.

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Growing and supporting the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori workforce

The Indigenous health workforce in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand is integral to ensuring that the system has the capacity to address the needs of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori peoples.

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Providing patients with culturally safe care

Explore some of the measures we're taking to create a culturally safe environment for Indigenous Australian and Māori patients and doctors.

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Advocating for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori health

Find out how we're involving Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, and Māori communities in policy development and decision-making, and joining forces with medical colleges around Australia and New Zealand to advocate for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori health.

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Indigenous Health Committee

The Indigenous Health Committee (IHC) is responsible for the college's portfolios in Indigenous health in Australia and New Zealand.

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Indigenous Health Library Guide

Access a wide range of indigenous health resources, including journals, articles, databases and podcasts.

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Last updated 12:02 6.06.2023