ABBREVIATIONS

Aboriginal Mental Health Framework

National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Mental Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing 2017–2023

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACCHS

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

AHMRC

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMSANT

Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory

ANU

Australian National University

AOD

alcohol and other drugs

APY

Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara

ARHEN

Australian Rural Health Education Network

ARIA

Accessibility and Remoteness Index of Australia

Better Access initiative

Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the MBS

CALD

culturally and linguistically diverse

CATSINaM

Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Chairs of the National Boards

Chairs of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Medical Board of Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia and the Psychology Board of Australia

COAG

Council of Australian Governments

Committee

Senate Community Affairs References Committee

ConnectGroups

ConnectGroups Support Groups Association WA

DESDE-LTC

Description and Evaluation of Services and Directories in Europe for Long-Term Care

FIFO

fly-in, fly-out

Fifth National Plan

Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan

GP

General Practitioner

GPMHSC

General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration

Healing Foundation

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation

KALACC

Kimberley Aboriginal Law and Cultural Centre

KAMS

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services

LGA

local government area

LGBTI

lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex

MBS

Medicare Benefits Schedule

MMM

Modified Monash Model

NACCHO

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

NDIA

National Disability Insurance Agency

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NGO

Non-government organisation

NISPS

National Inuit Suicide Prevention Strategy

NSW

New South Wales

NT

Northern Territory

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PHaMs

Personal Helpers and Mentors

PHN

Primary Health Network

PHN Stepped Care Guidance

PHN Primary Mental Health Care Flexible Funding Pool Implementation Guidance: Stepped Care

PIR

Partners in Recovery

Queensland Health

Queensland Department of Health

RFDS

Royal Flying Doctor Service

SA

South Australia

SEWB

social and emotional wellbeing

VACCA

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency

WA

Western Australia

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