Close the Gap: National Indigenous Health Equality Council

Ian Anderson
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (10): 546.

Guiding policy to end Indigenous health disadvantage

The National Indigenous Health Equality Council (NIHEC; was established in July 2008 to advise the Australian Government Minister for Health and Ageing. Most of its members are Indigenous Australians, with expertise drawn from across the Aboriginal and mainstream health sectors and Australian Government. The Council’s terms of reference focus on:

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  • Ian Anderson

  • National Indigenous Health Equality Council, Canberra, ACT



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