First Nations Health Unit

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and health workforce

For people living with diabetes and those at risk

The Diabetes NSW & ACT First Nations Unit is a committed and strong voice advocating for the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living with and or at risk of diabetes. 

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The First Nations Unit lobby state and federal governments to provide services for community, aligning with community recommendations and the National Diabetes Strategy. 

We work with community, health sectors and government agencies to develop and deliver community-centred support and education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living with diabetes, community, Health Workers and Health Professionals.  

Our resource offerings include 

  • An online community group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living with type 2 diabetes; Type 2 Yarning group  
  • Monthly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workforce e-newsletters. Email firstnationshealth@diabetesnsw.com.au to receive this e-newsletter 
  • Resources; brochures, posters and booklets 
  • Health Worker and Professional support, education and training.

Contact us 

Email firstnationshealth@diabetesnsw.com.au 

Call 1800 637 700  

Join our community of over 45,000 people living with diabetes