First Nations Health Unit

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples


Diabetes Queensland provides a voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with diabetes, advocating for their health and wellbeing as an urgent priority.

We lobby State and Federal Governments to provide services for our First Nations People aligning with the National Diabetes Strategy and recommendations from communities across Queensland.

We work with communities, the health sector and government agencies to develop and deliver culturally appropriate education with programs for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders living with diabetes and their families. Our initiatives include:


Contact us

We are also here to answer any questions you may have about your diabetes. If you are looking for support with your diabetes management you can get in touch with us for a yarn at or phone on 1800 637 700.

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