Resources for Aboriginal health

We have a a variety of information sheets about heart conditions and risk factors for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

View and download the PDFs here, or call our Health Information Service on 1300 36 27 87 to order copies.

Heart disease resources 

High blood pressure

Read more about blood pressure

Chronic heart failure

  • Living every day with my heart failure is a booklet of information about heart failure to help you manage your condition. It also includes a “My heart failure” action plan and medicines record sheet.  You can order a copy from our Health Information Service on 1300 36 27 87 or email us.  

Read more about chronic heart failure

Blood cholesterol

Read more about blood cholesterol

Coronary heart disease 

Read more about coronary heart disease

Heart attack

Read more about heart attack and heart attack warning signs

Heart healthy resources 

Smoking 

Read more about smoking
 
Eating well

Read more about healthy eating

Being active

Read more about healthy eating

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Read more about healthy weight

Social and emotional wellbeing

Heart smart mobstyle resources 

Heart smart mobstyle has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. It has been designed for use at school in the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education subjects and Science and Technology subjects.
 
The resource includes heart health, healthy nutrition, physical activity and quitting smoking. There is a Teacher’s notes book as well as a Student activity book.
 

Shared stories

This is the story of a young man, Jermaine King, who lost his life at 18 to cardiomyopathy. His family are keen to share his story with others to raise awareness that heart health checks are just as important for young aboriginal men and women as those who are older. 

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