Who are we?

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Stream is a network of SHPA members who work to optimise best practice and culturally responsive care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. 

Why join?

Join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Interest Group if you want to access our network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health experts and peers through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Discussion Forum. You don’t need to specialise in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health to join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Interest Group.

To view the self enrolment option for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Interest Group, please enter the username and password for your Online CPD account* (created for you by SHPA)

*Please contact specialtypractice@shpa.org.au if you are unable to see the self enrolment option or need assistance with your Online CPD account details.

If you are experienced in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, why not apply to join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Group? Belonging to the Practice Group gives you all the benefits of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Interest Group, plus opportunities to support members of the Interest Group and contribute to important SHPA work relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – including SHPA submissions relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, and SHPA cultural responsiveness.

Members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Group are also eligible to nominate for election to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Leadership Committee.

 Please read the Application Tips for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Group and CLICK HERE to submit your Practice Group application