Internal resources

ACSEP Reconciliation Action Plan

ACSEP RAP Launch - 2018 Conference Presentation

Partnering for Good Health and Wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Australians

Indigenous Health Report 


Acknowledging Country

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet provide excellent resources in helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. Acknowledging Country can show respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and the ongoing relationship of traditional owners with the land.

Reading/Online resources

The Healing Foundation is a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation that partners with communities to address the ongoing trauma caused by actions like the forced removal of children from their families.

A review of 'Traditional' Aboriginal health beliefs 

Insights about motivators and enablers of healthy lifestyle modification from young Aboriginal men in Western Australia

Why evidence based policies on obesity are failing Māori, Pasifika and the Anglo working class 

A novel, culturally appropriate approach to weight management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

How to be a good Indigenous ally

Born on Aboriginal land

Closing the gap on Indigenous health

When Scientists “Discover” What Indigenous People Have Known For Centuries

Share our Pride

A call on practitioners to play a stronger role on intergenerational trauma

Statement on cultural competence

Statement on best practices when providing care to Māori patients and their whānau

Best Health Outcomes of Māori: Practice Implications

Cultural Competence, Partnership and Health Equity: Professional Obligations Towards Māori Health Improvement

A Comparison of Māori and Non-Māori Patient Visits to Doctors

Effects of self-reported racial discrimination and deprivation on Maori health and inequalities in New Zealand: cross-sectional study (pdf available on request to National Office)

Indigenous issues can be daunting - here are 10 positive ways to engage

Dark Emu - Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture by Bruce Pascoe


Online Modules

ACEM Cultural Competence e-modules

NZ Ministry of Health Foundations in Cultural Competence online course

Centre for Cultural Competency Module



Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association annual conference

Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress (PRIDoc) biannual conference

Te Ora Annual Conference

Pasifika Medical Association Conference

Many more Indigenous health conferences are available for members to explore in 2019

podcasts and Videos

Pomegranate Health Podcast - Perspectives on the delivery of health care to New Zealand’s population of Maori and Pacific Islander people

Tauiwi GP talk re Indigenous health (available on request to National Office)

Cultural competence training pdf (available on request to National Office)

AFL legend Adam Goodes shares the personal experiences that shaped his very public stand against racism in the final years of his career, and the emotional toll it took. The Final Quarter is a powerful documentary film that tracks Australia's heated and divided response. A must watch for all.

Indigenous Language (Yawuru) Lessons

The GP Show - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge for the Modern World with Professor Gregory Phillips