Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses, midwives and students are an important part of our health system, providing high quality care both in hospitals and in Aboriginal health services across the country. Understanding their cultural and health needs can help support them in their careers and improve services for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

If you would like to chat to someone you can call our confidential support line 24/7 on 1800 667 877.
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The Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) is a representative body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives in Australia. Its primary function is to implement strategies to increase the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into the nursing and midwifery professions. 

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is a website that provides a range of information and resources on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It aims to inform practice and policy by making research and other knowledge readily accessible.

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Why not use our service finder to find out about some of the other services available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses, midwives and students .

Our service provides free and confidential support 24/7, to nurses, midwives and students Australia wide. If you would like to speak to someone call 1800 667 877, or you can request support via email.

If you would like to know a bit more about the service before getting in contact — take a look through accessing support.

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