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.

Modes of colonisation and patterns of contemporary mental health: towards an understanding of Canadian Aboriginal, Australian Aboriginal and Maori peoples

Doyle K (2011) Modes of colonisation and patterns of contemporary mental health: towards an understanding of Canadian Aboriginal, Australian Aboriginal and Maori peoples Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 35: (20-23)


Young Nunga males at play and playing up: the look and the talk

Blanch FR (2011) Young Nunga males at play and playing up: the look and the talk Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education; 32: (99-112)


Variation in rates of hip and knee joint replacement in Australia based on socio-economic status, geographical locality, birthplace and Indigenous status

Dixon T, Urquhart DM, Berry P, Bhatia K, Wang Y, Graves S, Cicuttini FM (2011) Variation in rates of hip and knee joint replacement in Australia based on socio-economic status, geographical locality, birthplace and Indigenous status ANZ Journal of Surgery; 81: (26-31)


Aboriginal cultural awareness training: policy v. accountability – failure in reality

Westwood B, Westwood G (2010) Aboriginal cultural awareness training: policy v. accountability – failure in reality Australian Health Review; 34: (423-429)


Socioeconomic disparities in self-reported cardiovascular disease for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian adults: analysis of national survey data

Cunningham J (2010) Socioeconomic disparities in self-reported cardiovascular disease for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian adults: analysis of national survey data Population Health Metrics; 8: 31


Community safety in Australian Indigenous communities: service providers’ perceptions

Willis M (2010) Community safety in Australian Indigenous communities: service providers’ perceptions Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology


Education and employment issues for Indigenous Australians in remote regions: a case study of a mining company initiative

Pearson CAL (2010) Education and employment issues for Indigenous Australians in remote regions: a case study of a mining company initiative Journal of Human Values; 16: (21-35)


Let’s talk gambling

The Let’s talk gambling website provides information about gambling, problem gambling, resources and access to help for Aboriginal communities in NSW.


Islam: a new religious vehicle for Aboriginal self-empowerment in Australia?

Onnudottir H, Possamai A, Turner B (2010) Islam: a new religious vehicle for Aboriginal self-empowerment in Australia? International Journal for the Study of New Religions; 1: (49-73)


Looking after country in New South Wales: two case studies of socioeconomic benefits for Aboriginal people

Hunt J (2010) Looking after country in New South Wales: two case studies of socioeconomic benefits for Aboriginal people Canberra: Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research


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