Topics: Health promotion

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

New resources for tackling Indigenous chronic disease and smoking

Two new resources have been produced to help workers tackle the high rates of chronic disease and smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories: the Kimberley and Pilbara edition

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (2011) The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories : the Kimberley and Pilbara edition Perth, WA: Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA


A pilot study of Aboriginal health promotion from an ecological perspective

Reilly RE, Cincotta M, Doyle J, Firebrace BR, Cargo M, van den Tol G, Morgan-Bulled D, Rowley KG (2011) A pilot study of Aboriginal health promotion from an ecological perspective BMC Public Health; 11: 749 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-749


Performative evaluation and social return on investment: potential in innovative health promotion interventions

Gibson J, Jones A, Travers H, Hunter E (2011) Performative evaluation and social return on investment: potential in innovative health promotion interventions Australasian Psychiatry; 19: (S53-S57)


Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service’s fetal alcohol spectrum disorders program: Big steps, solid outcome

Bridge P (2011) Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service’s fetal alcohol spectrum disorders program: Big steps, solid outcome. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 11 (4). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/ord-valley-aboriginal-health-service’s-fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorders-program-big-steps-solid-outcome


Broken glass as an injury hazard in an Indigenous community

Henshaw R, Eley R, Gorman D (2011) Broken glass as an injury hazard in an Indigenous community Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 35: (18-21,26)


Hip hopping the gap – performing arts approaches to sexual health disadvantage in young people in remote settings

Crouch A, Robertson H, Fagan P (2011) Hip hopping the gap – performing arts approaches to sexual health disadvantage in young people in remote settings Australasian Psychiatry; 19: (S34-S37)


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework: 2010 report

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (2011) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework: 2010 report Canberra: Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Health and Ageing


Peer-support preferences and readiness-to-change behaviour for chronic disease prevention in an urban Indigenous population

Adams K, Paasse G, Clinch D (2011) Peer-support preferences and readiness-to-change behaviour for chronic disease prevention in an urban Indigenous population Australian Social Work; 64: (55-67)


Live longer

The Live longer website shares information and stories about chronic disease health promotion activities and events specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people.


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