Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples


Intellectually Disabled

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex


Living Alone

  • The Better Health Channel Victoria, provides useful information about services and caring for those with dementia. See their section Dementia support for people who live alone.
  • Dementia Australia - Caring for someone who lives alone section offers some useful insights into support that a person living alone with dementia may require.
  • From the Australian Institute of Family Studies: Demographics of Living Alone (Australian Family Trends No.6) shows the trends of those living alone in Australia and also compares this with other countries.

Mental Illness


Older people


People with HIV / AIDS

  • The Victorian Government has generic health information on HIV / AIDS.
  • For generic health promotion HIV / AIDS resources resources, the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.
  • Australian Federation of AIDS organisations has generic resources relating to HIV / AIDS.
  • From the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM), a practical resource on Aged Care Workers and HIV and Ageing is provided.


Refugees and Asylum Seekers

  • Find information regarding visas, community support programs and special humanitarian programs from the Department of Home Affairs visit Australia's Refugee and Humanitarian Program webpage.
  • The Refugee Council of Australia has information on Australia’s Refugee Program has many resources and fact sheets relating to immigration and resettling in Australia.
  • The Australian Human Rights Commission has information on Asylum Seekers and Refugees, that describes what an asylum seeker and refugee is and outlines their human rights.
  • This resource is for use by doctors, nurses and other primary care providers to inform on-arrival and ongoing health care for people from refugee backgrounds, visit the Australian Refugee Health Practice Guide.
  • The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (FASSTT) website has useful information and resources relating to the rehabilitation of those that are survivors of torture or trauma who have come from overseas.
  • From the Australian government Department of Health: Exploratory Analysis of Barriers to Palliative Care - Issues Report on Refugees (2019) gives an insight into the associated barriers and suggests some promising approaches for the future.
  • The Australian Psychological Society has information in relation to Refugees and asylum seekers, they provide key points and suggest ways that individuals can get involved to support and advocate for refugees.

Rural and Remote

Last updated 03 September 2021