Close the Gap

187 Riverside Drive, Airds, NSW 2560

Closing The Gap - Prime Ministers Report 2017 - Mental Health

Sometimes the signs and symptoms of depression can be seen as ‘just the way’ you are. If you are feeling broken and sad inside for more than two weeks, you may be experiencing depression.

Health Info Net - Closing The Gap

A central hub for information about the government strategy that aims to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage in health, education and employment.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Health Plan 2013 - 2023

The Australian Government is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians through Closing the Gap in health outcomes with the wider Australian population.

Health Performance Report - New South Wales - 2017

he Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2017 report for New South Wales finds both areas of improvement and areas of concern in the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in New South Wales.

Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet - Closing The Gap

Closing the Gap aims to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. In 2008, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) set targets aimed at eliminating the gap in outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. The 2018 Closing the Gap report finds that for the first time since 2011, three out of the seven Closing the Gap targets are on track to be met.

NSW Health - Aboriginal Health

NSW Health is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal people and other government agencies to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal people.

Professor Sir Michael Marmot

Professor Sir Michael Marmot, the president of the World Medical Association, the director of the University College London’s Institute of Health Equity, and a leading researcher on health inequality issues for more than four decades. Was in Sydney to deliver the 2016 Boyer Lecture Series. While in Sydney, On Monday 29th August, Tharawal were honoured to welcome Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who featured on Sunday nights episode of Q & A discussing his views on “Equality” and “Social Justice”. We hosted a tour of our wonderful service and programs, he spoke with staff to better understand what services we offer and how our programs support our community.
He gained invaluable insight on how we, as an organisation, work with community to better the outcomes with regard to health and the social determinants of health and wellbeing.
We are grateful that Professor Sir Michael Marmot took the time to meet with staff and community to learn more about our service.