- Year: 2007
- Author: Scrimgeour, David
- Journal Name: Medical Journal of Australia
- Journal Number: Vol.186, No.10
- Country: Australia
The evidence shows that the poor health status of Indigenous people is found in all areas where they live and that, on some indicators, living in remote areas has health benefits.
Government policies aimed at relocating Indigenous people from their traditional lands are not supported by evidence, and may further entrench Indigenous disadvantage.