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A national profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, 2006-2016

Wright, Alyson; Briscoe, Karl; Lovett, Raymond


Objective: To undertake a descriptive analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker workforce to quantify the changes from 2006–2016. Method: We analysed data on Indigenous Health Workers from three waves of Australian Census: 2006, 2011 and 2016. We described the workforce by gender, age and state/territory. Results: There has been overall growth in the number of Indigenous Health Workers (from 1,009 in 2006 to 1,347 in 2016), but this is not commensurate with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-01-28
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12864
Access Rights: Open Access


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