Australian Indigenous Health Gets $4M Investment

Aboriginal women gather to meet Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough as he arrives for a meeting with the Mutitjulu community in Mutitjulu, near Alice Springs, Australia, July 6, 2007(Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Aboriginal women gather to meet Indigenous Affairs Minister Mal Brough as he arrives for a meeting with the Mutitjulu community in Mutitjulu, near Alice Springs, Australia, July 6, 2007(Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

The Morrison government is investing $4 million into a range of projects aimed at improving the health of Australias indigenous people.

Thirty-nine projects will be funded across Australia, ranging from mental health support, improving nutrition, to increasing health literacy in culturally diverse communities.

“The funding … will particularly assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and those in the community identified as most at risk of poor health outcomes,” federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said in a statement on Saturday.

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