Topics: Social determinants

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.

Council of Australian Governments promise $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) announced a commitment of $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues at its meeting in Canberra on 29 November 2008. 


Patrick Dodson wins the 2008 Sydney Peace Prize

14 November, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Justice  Social issues  

Patrick Dodson has won the 2008 Sydney Peace Prize, which is given to people who make significant contributions to peace with justice.


Identifying psychosocial mediators of health amongst Indigenous Australians for the Heart Health Project

Reilly RE, Doyle J, Bretherton D, Rowley KG, Harvey JL, et al. (2008) Identifying psychosocial mediators of health amongst Indigenous Australians for the Heart Health Project. Ethnicity and Health;13(4):351-373


The challenge of ‘closing the gaps’ in Indigenous socioeconomic outcomes

Altman J, Biddle N, Hunter B (2008) The challenge of ‘closing the gaps’ in Indigenous socioeconomic outcomes. (CAEPR Topical issue no. 8/2008) Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research


Implementing an Aboriginal perspective into any everyday early childhood environment [guidelines].

Wilson G (2008) Implementing an Aboriginal perspective into any everyday early childhood environment [guidelines]. Childcare and Children’s Health;11(1):1-6


Launch of publication: Indigenous identity in contemporary psychology: dilemmas, developments, directions

An important new publication – ‘Indigenous identity in contemporary psychology: dilemmas, developments, directions’ – was launched at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies of Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia on 30 April.


Strengthening Aboriginal family functioning: what works and why?

1 April, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 2, April 2008 - June 2008  Family  Social issues  

Walker R, Shephard C (2008) Strengthening Aboriginal family functioning: what works and why?


Social justice report 2007

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner(2008) Social justice report 2007.


Native title report 2007

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner (2008) Native title report 2007.


Child protection Australia 2006-07

1 April, 2008 | Posted in Population  Infants and young children  Social issues  

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2008) Child protection Australia 2006-07.


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