Topics: Social issues

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.

Learnings from the message stick: the report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal youth suicide in remote areas

Western Australian Education and Health Standing Committee (2016) Learnings from the message stick: the report of the Inquiry into Aboriginal youth suicide in remote areas Perth, WA: Parliament of Western Australia


Understanding child neglect from an Aboriginal worldview: perceptions of Aboriginal parents and human services workers in a rural NSW community

Newton BJ (2016) Understanding child neglect from an Aboriginal worldview: perceptions of Aboriginal parents and human services workers in a rural NSW community Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of NSW: Sydney


Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region

Fredericks B, Daniels C, Kinnear S, Mann J, CroftWarcon P (2016) Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region Rockhampton, Qld: Central Queensland University


Solutions that work: what the evidence and our people tell us: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project report

Dudgeon P, Milroy J, Calma T, Luxford Y, Ring I, Walker R, Cox A, Georgatos G, Holland C (2016) Solutions that work: what the evidence and our people tell us: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project report Perth: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project, University of Western Australia


Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2016) Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report Canberra: Productivity Commission


Indigenous Australians: lifespan, health, ageing and dementia

Broe GA, Radford K, Delbaere K, Daylight G (2016) Indigenous Australians: lifespan, health, ageing and dementia Alzheimer’s & Dementia; 12: (P212-P213)


‘Yarning up with Koori kids’ – hearing the voices of Australian urban Indigenous children about their health and well-being

Priest N, Thompson L, Mackean T, Baker A, Waters E (2016) ‘Yarning up with Koori kids’ – hearing the voices of Australian urban Indigenous children about their health and well-being Ethnicity & Health; Latest articles: ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2016.1246418)


Public Health Association Australia 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference

The Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, in September 2016. The theme of the 2016 conference was Protection, prevention, promotion, Healthy futures: chronic conditions and public health. The three-day conference included an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health stream.


2016 Boyer Lecture series

The topic for the 2016 Boyer Lecture series is Fair Australia: social equity and the health gap and was presented by Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London. The following lectures were broadcast throughout September on ABC Radio National: Lecture one: Health inequalities and the causes of the causes […]


Community wellbeing from the ground up: a Yawuru example

Yap M, Yu E (2016) Community wellbeing from the ground up: a Yawuru example Perth: Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre


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