Data sources and notes

This page provides:

  • information about the MBS data used to analyse the use of Indigenous health checks and follow-‍ups
  • information about the population data used to calculate rates of health checks
  • key technical notes about the analyses
  • a timeline of major developments in health check implementation
  • information about national goals for health check use.


ABS (2019) Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2006 – 2031, ABS, Australian Government, accessed 22 February 2022.