Better outcomes for communities in health will result when a Voice to parliament is established according to the Lowitja Institute.

Hospitals and other institutions are often insensitive to cultural differences that alienate many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people  – the consequence is that they can simply avoid going or leave too early which can have bad effects on their health.   Care assumptions can also mean that they are not getting the most appropriate treatment.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Selwyn Button – Lowitja Institute Chair

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 22 February 2023