03 Mar, 2011 Last updated: 22 Nov, 2014

This is a synopsis of the latest research examining the health status of Aboriginal Victorians. It describes the burden of disease that arises from preventable chronic conditions, the risk factors that contribute to disease, and the social and economic factors that influence Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

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This is a synopsis of the latest research examining the health status of Aboriginal Victorians. It describes the burden of disease that arises from preventable chronic conditions, the risk factors that contribute to disease, and the social and economic factors that influence Aboriginal health and wellbeing.

It provides a foundation for understanding that most important issues in this area including those around nutrition and food supply security, educational attainment, income, employment and housing, and land, culture and identity.