The EHPA Aboriginal Health Special Interest Group is a recently formed group committed to improving knowledge and understanding of factors affecting Aboriginal Health through:
- Improving levels of awareness among public health professionals of issues facing the Aboriginal population
- The development of resources and guidelines to assist public health professionals engage with their local Aboriginal communities
- The establishment and strengthening of partnerships with key stakeholders and providing representation on working groups addressing Aboriginal health
- Advocating for improved health outcomes for Aboriginal communities at various levels of government
Members of the Aboriginal Health SIG represent a cross section of municipalities in Victoria.