Topics: Western Australia

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.

Monitoring trends in the prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities 2011-2014: final report

d’Abbs P, Shaw G (2016) Monitoring trends in the prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities 2011-2014: final report Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research


Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people

Haigh M, Shahid S, O’Connor K, Thompson SC (2016) Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12565)


Patterns of primary care, specialist consultations, ED attendances and hospitalisations for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients following first admission for ischaemic heart disease in Western Australia

Teng T, Katzenellenbogen J, Sanfilippo F, Hung J, Geelhoed E, Gunnell A, Knuiman M, Wood M, Vickery A, Thompson S (2016) Patterns of primary care, specialist consultations, ED attendances and hospitalisations for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal patients following first admission for ischaemic heart disease in Western Australia Heart, Lung and Circulation; 25: (S55)


Gross motor performance in children prenatally exposed to alcohol and living in remote Australia

Lucas BR, Latimer J, Doney R, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Hawkes G, Fitzpatrick JP, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ (2016) Gross motor performance in children prenatally exposed to alcohol and living in remote Australia Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13240)


Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference 2016

The Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference was held in Perth, Western Australia from 2-3 July 2016. The conference aims to support health practitioners working in rural communities in Western Australia, and those who are striving to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal Australians.


Improving healthcare for Aboriginal Australians through effective engagement between community and health services

Durey A, McEvoy S, Swift-Otero V, Taylor K, Katzenellenbogen J, Bessarab D (2016) Improving healthcare for Aboriginal Australians through effective engagement between community and health services BMC Health Services Research; 16: 224 Retrieved 7 July 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1497-0


Yarning about disability

Jalla C (2016) Yarning about disability Perth: WA: Curtin University This resource is based on a qualitative research study about disability undertaken by Caris Jalla at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.


Resilient Families, Strong Communities: a roadmap for regional and remote Aboriginal communities

Western Australian Regional Services Reform Unit (2016) Resilient Families, Strong Communities: a roadmap for regional and remote Aboriginal communities Perth, WA: Western Australian Regional Services Reform Unit


Community report: findings from an HIV social research project: the experiences of Aboriginal people in Western Australia who are HIV positive

Community report: findings from an HIV social research project: the experiences of Aboriginal people in Western Australia who are HIV positive (2016) Bonar M, Greville HS, Thompson SC


Cardiac rehabilitation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Western Australia

Hamilton S, Mills B, McRae S, Thompson S (2016) Cardiac rehabilitation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Western Australia BMC Cardiovascular Disorders; 16: 150 Retrieved 13 July 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12872-016-0330-3


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