1.13 Community functioning

This measure reports on a selection of factors to describe community functioning for Indigenous Australians.

Why is it important?

For Indigenous Australians, community functioning is the ability and freedom of community members and communities to determine the context of their lives and translate capability into action (AHMAC 2017).

Related measures

Data sources

  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey


  • Australian Health Minister’s Advisory Committee 2017. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2017 report. Canberra: AHMAC.