Aboriginal health reforms must continue

May 2013
Australian Nursing Journal;May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p11
The article reports on a 2013 morning tea which was held at the federal office of the Australian Nursing Federation to celebrate National Close the Gap Day, discusses Aboriginal health initiatives in Australia and their funding and discusses financial assistance which the Australian government is providing for Aboriginal health services.


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