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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Indigenous peoples of Australia. They are not one group. They comprise hundreds of groups that each has its own distinct language, histories and cultural traditions.
Aboriginal and Torres strait islander people comprise hundreds of groups that have their own distinct languages, histories and cultural traditions. For Indigenous Australians, connection to culture is a central part of belonging and identity that maintains good health and wellbeing.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the Indigenous peoples of Australia. In this section, learn about the Indigenous population—for example, size, household structure and languages spoken.
A disability is an impairment that restricts everyday activities. It is considered profound or severe if it limits a person’s mobility, communication or self-care to the extent that help is needed with these core activities. This section presents information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disability or caring for other people with disability.
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