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The AIHW Indigenous Observatory is a repository of information on the health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Indigenous Observatory has two types of reports:

  • Overview reports provide a comprehensive picture of Indigenous health and welfare and draw on a wide range of data sources, in particular AIHW and ABS data collections. The latest overview report The health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, an overview 2011 was published in 2011 with an updated version to be published later in 2014.
  • Observatory papers provide more in-depth information on specific topics. These papers are release periodically and are available for download from the reports page.

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