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Aboriginal Health Books

Aboriginal fields of practice
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' healthcare
Burda-burda Balayi health professionals and Indigenous health : working at the interface
Community-led research : walking new pathways together
Growing up Aboriginal in Australia
The little red yellow black book an introduction to Indigenous Australia
Routledge handbook of indigenous wellbeing
The handbook of therapeutic care for children evidence-informed approaches to working with traumatized children and adolescents in foster, kinship and adoptive care
Trans dilemmas living in Australia's remote areas and in aboriginal communities
Yatdjuligin  Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander nursing and midwifery care

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Aboriginal Health Journals

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
International Journal for Equity in Health
SSM - Population Health
Social Science & Medicine
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Australian Journal of Primary Health

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Key Online Resources

  • Provides evidence to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.
  • Search categories for health facts, health topics, determinants, health system, population groups and locations.
  • Cultural Safety for Health Professionals Portal


  • Standard treatment manual.
  • Women's business manual.
  • Remote and rural practice manual.
  • Medicines book.
  • The reference book.


  • National Community Controlled Health Organisation.
  • Advice and guidance on policy and budget.
  • Advocates community developed solutions for quality of life and health outcomes.


  • Population data.
  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey.
  • Housing statistics.
  • Language statistics.
  • Education statistics. 


  • View data and reports relating to Aboriginal Australians. 
  • Usage of Indigenous-specific primary health care services.
  • Chronic disease management indicators.
  • Data on ear and hearing health programs and oral health programs.
  • Maternal and child health indicators and much more...
  • Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research.
  • Search current and previous research projects.
  • Ethics information for conducting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.
  • The national institution providing exclusive focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and heritage.

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Key Databases for Aboriginal Health

About CommDoc

CommDoc is a language tool developed for GP Registrars and other health professionals working in communities across the Northern Territory, to culturally enhance interactions with Aboriginal patients.

For more information about the CommDoc app, including a list of languages covered, go to

Ask the Specialist

Ask the specialist is a cultural education podcast which answers doctors' questions about working with Aboriginal patients at Top End hospitals

View all seven episodes via Open Spotify