This surveillance report provides information on the occurrence of blood borne viral and sexually transmissible infections (STIs) among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia.
The report is published by the Kirby Institute for the purposes of stimulating and supporting discussion on ways to minimise the risk of transmission as well as the personal and social consequences of these infections within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It is overseen by National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Annual Surveillance Report Advisory Committee.
Unless specifically stated otherwise, all data provided in this report are to the end of 2013, as reported by 31 March 2014. Data in the report are provisional and subject to future revision.