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Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association Ltd (AIDA)

Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association Ltd (AIDA) is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation dedicated to the pursuit of leadership, partnership & scholarship in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, education and workforce.

AIDA advocates for improvements in Indigenous health in Australia and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to work in medicine by supporting Indigenous students and doctors.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA): supports and represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers (ATSIHW). This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners as one of the important speciality streams of Health Workers.

NATSIHWA is a not-for-profit organisation which works with health, education and our communities to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM)

The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is the sole representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia. CATSINaM’s primary function is to implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples into nursing and midwifery professions.

Our Vision, Purpose, Core Values and Principles

Australian Government: DoH & PM&C Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Programmes

Australian Government: Department of Health (DoH): Australia’s health system is world class, supporting universal and affordable access to high quality medical, pharmaceutical and hospital services, while helping people to stay healthy through health promotion and disease prevention activities.

The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities, but throughout there is a common purpose, which is reflected in our Vision statement:

Better health and wellbeing for all Australians.

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