The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Position Statement on the health of the Indigenous people of Australia and New Zealand explains the College’s commitment to address health outcomes for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Maori people in Australia and New Zealand. 

This Position Statement explains the framework in which the College proposes that productive and culturally appropriate approaches to improve Indigenous health should be developed. As a professional medical body, the College is uniquely placed to champion the rights of the first people of our countries.