The CRC for Aboriginal and Tropical Health (CRCATH) opened in Darwin in 1997 with six core partners, including two Aboriginal health services. The Chair was Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue, our current Patron.

The CRCATH brought together researchers and Aboriginal community organisations for research focused on five priority areas:

  • Indigenous education
  • Health resources and service delivery
  • Public health
  • Communication and information
  • Biomedical

See Annual reports

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land across Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.