Planning for the Best

Tripartite National Strategic Plan for Radiation Oncology 2012-2022

Defining Success


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients have access to radiotherapy services offered in a culturally appropriate and respectful way.

Defining Success

A focus on improving Indigenous patients’ outcomes in cancer control and radiotherapy specifically, including:

  • Better data collection on Indigenous access to oncological services;
  • Assessment of specific barriers to service access;
  • Evidence-based strategies to improve access to treatments;
  • Improved engagement between the hospital system, local communities and community-controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services.