NACCHO Aboriginal Health New AIHW release: Tracking the progress 9 of 20 goal against the Implementation Plan goals for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023
In October 2015, the Australian Government released the Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023.
The Implementation Plan outlines the actions to be taken by the Australian Government, the Aboriginal community controlled health sector, and other key stakeholders to give effect to the vision, principles, priorities, and strategies of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023.
The Implementation Plan has set goals to be achieved by 2023 for 20 indicators.
These goals were developed to complement the existing COAG Closing the Gap targets, and focus on prevention and early intervention across the life course.
Of the 15 goals currently able to be assessed, 12 are on track
This July 2019 update provides new data for 9 of the 20 goals, that is, those relating to antenatal care, smoking during pregnancy, childhood immunisation and diabetes checks and tests.
For these 9 goals, 7 are on track, and 2 are not on track. New data for the remaining 11 goals is not yet available, with ‘on track’ status for 2 of these still not able to be assessed.
|Maternal health and parenting domain (3 goals)|
|Childhood health and development domain (5 goals)|
|Adolescent and youth health domain (4 goals)|
|Healthy adults domain (2 goals)|
|Healthy ageing domain (3 goals)|
|Cross-domain (3 goals)|
Example Goal 3: Smoking during pregnancy