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Aboriginal health

WA has approximately 300 Aboriginal Communities mostly located on Crown Land and in remote areas accommodating some 17,000 people. There are serious and widespread environmental health problems facing the Aboriginal population. These include:

  • inadequate and poorly maintained housing
  • lack of suitable sewage facilities
  • inadequate and poor quality water supplies and
  • lack of other basic facilities such as power, drainage, communications and roads

Aboriginal Environmental Health Newsletter - Campfire

Guidance materials

Useful websites

For further information contact the Environmental Health Directorate on (08) 9388 4999 or email

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