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ILing Sidaun: Torres Strait Islands healing gathering

Posted on: 21 September, 2015
Issue: Vol 15 No 3, July 2015 – September 2015
Related to Cultural ways Social and emotional wellbeing Remote Social issues Queensland

Healing Foundation (2015)
ILing Sidaun: Torres Strait Islands healing gathering
Canberra: Healing Foundation

This report provides a summary of the key themes identified at the Healing Foundation’s healing gathering, Iling Sidaun, which was held on Thursday Island, Queensland, in May 2014.

The gathering was an opportunity for community members to share their stories, identify the causes of disharmony in the community, articulate healing needs and aspirations and suggest ways to achieve their healing objectives.

Key themes discussed in the report are:

  • community safety
  • children’s safety
  • spiritual health
  • self-determination
  • leadership and governance.

Abstract adapted from the Healing Foundation

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