Indigenous health resources can be found in databases, books, journals and grey literature (e.g. government reports, statistics, policy documents).
Books are useful for getting a comprehensive overview of a topic. The Library has a range of books related to Indigenous health from advice for health professionals to details on specific health conditions. To find books, we recommend these search tools:
Here are some recommended books:
Databases are recommended for finding journal articles and the latest research on your topic. These are some of the key databases for Indigenous health:
Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
The HealthBulletin curates the latest journal articles and related resources on Indigenous health. Here are some items from the current issue:
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There is a large volume of reports covering many aspects of Indigenous health. Most of these are available freely on the web. Here are some of the key ones:
To find reports using Google, we recommend:
Try out our example search below:
Government and organisations are usually the main places to go for Indigenous health statistics. Here are some starting points:
For more guidance, visit our guide on Finding Statistics.
Government agencies and organisations produce a large volume of research, reports and policies relevant to Indigenous health. They also provide many of the health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This is not a comprehensive list, but a starting point: