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Title Aboriginal health and welfare / editor: Justin Healey
Published Balmain, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2000

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 MELB  362.849915 Hea/Aha  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 129
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v.129
Contents Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples -- Health Status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples -- Dying Shame - Report Reveals Disturbing Truth on Aboriginal Health -- Aboriginal Mortality -- Health - Indigenous Issues Fact Sheet -- Doctors Prescribe End to Racism as a Cure for Aboriginal Health -- Our Own Third World is Not the Victim's Fault -- We Need to Spend More on Indigenous Health -- Aborigines Eating their Way to Health Problems -- Fewer Aborigines Drink but Suffer More Illness -- Aboriginal Mental Health -- Welfare Services and Correctional Services -- A Better Future for Indigenous Australians -- Extra Cash for Aborigines Fails to Lift Tyranny of Disadvantage -- Australia has to find Another Way -- It's a Sorry, Sorry Business -- Indigenous Employment Situation -- $115 million for Indigenous Employment -- Employment - Indigenous Issues Fact Sheet -- Jobless Future for One in Two Aborigines -- In Reality, Work is Worthier than Welfare -- Blacks Back Dole Attack -- Housing - Indigenous Issues Fact Sheet -- Signs of Health in Indigenous Housing -- Education - Indigenous Issues Fact Sheet -- Law and Justice - Indigenous Issues Fact Sheet -- Black Deaths in Jail Hit 20-Year High -- When Suicide Can Seem to Make Sense
Summary For over 200 years Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have been among the most disadvantaged people in Australia, experiencing high premature death rates and low levels of economic and social opportunity. The extent and reasons for this disadvantage are discussed, as well as ways in which living conditions can be
Analysis Aborigines
Economic conditions
Federal issue
Health care
Lifestyle and health
Social indicators
Statistics
Welfare measures
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Audience Secondary and tertiary students and teachers
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare -- History -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Aboriginal Australians -- Public welfare.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Public welfare -- History -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Public welfare -- History.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Public welfare -- Study and teaching (Secondary)
Torres Strait Islanders -- Public welfare.
Author Healey, Justin.
LC no. 2001430147
ISBN 1876811382