Recent articles

Effect of a family-centered, secondhand smoke intervention to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants in Australia and New Zealand: a randomized controlled trial

Walker N, Johnston V, Glover M, Bullen C, Trenholme A, Chang A, Morris P, Segan C, Brown N, Fenton D, Hawthorne E, Borland R, Parag V, Von BlarambergT, Westphal D, Thomas D (2014)
Effect of a family-centered, secondhand smoke intervention to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants in Australia and New Zealand: a randomized controlled trial
Nicotine & Tobacco Research; Advance Access: ()

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Large and forgotten in rural Australia: assessment, attitudes and possible approaches to losing weight in young adult males

Mendis K, Foster T, Paxton K, Hylan K, Yelverton J, McLean R, Canalese J, Brown A, Steinbeck K (2014)
Large and forgotten in rural Australia: assessment, attitudes and possible approaches to losing weight in young adult males
BMC Public Health; 14(http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-243): 243
Retrieved 11 March 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-243

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‘Choice, culture and confidence’: Key findings from the 2012 having a baby in Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survey

Parker S, McKinnon L, Kruske S (2014)
‘Choice, culture and confidence’: Key findings from the 2012 having a baby in Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander survey
BMC Health Services Research; 14(http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-196): 196
Retrieved 1 May 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-14-196

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Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative-Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA) – a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory: study design and rationale

Iyngkaran P, Tinsley J, Smith D, Haste M, Nadarajan K, Ilton M, Battersby M, Stewart S, Brown A (2014)
Northern Territory Heart Failure Initiative-Clinical Audit (NTHFI-CA) – a prospective database on the quality of care and outcomes for acute decompensated heart failure admission in the Northern Territory: study design and rationale
BMJ Open; 4: (1-13)

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Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre web resource, funded by the Department of Health, aims to provide the evidence base to reduce harmful substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  [Read more...]


Tobacco free family

Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team (2014)
Tobacco free family
Perth, WA: Drug and Alcohol Office, West Australian Department of Health

This booklet provides information on the impact of tobacco on families for Aboriginal people living in Western Australia. [Read more...]


Australia’s health workforce series: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers / practitioners in focus

Health Workforce Australia (2014)
Australia’s health workforce series: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers / practitioners in focus
Canberra: Health Workforce Australia [Read more...]


The effect of social support on the health of Indigenous Australians in a metropolitan community

Waterworth P, Rosenberg M, Braham R, Pescud M, Dimmock J (2014)
The effect of social support on the health of Indigenous Australians in a metropolitan community
Social Science & Medicine; 119: (139-146)


Offending, custody and opioid substitution therapy treatment utilisation among opioid-dependent people in contact with the criminal justice system: comparison of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

Gisev N, Gibson A, Larney S, Kimber J, Williams M, Clifford A, Doyle M, Burns L, Butler T, Weatherburn DJ, Degenhardt L (2014)
Offending, custody and opioid substitution therapy treatment utilisation among opioid-dependent people in contact with the criminal justice system: comparison of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
BMC Public Health; 14: 920
Retrieved 6 September 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-920

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The impact of Aboriginal status, cigarette smoking and smoking cessation on perinatal outcomes in South Australia

Hodyl NA, Grzeskowiak LE, Stark MJ, Scheil W, Clifton VL (2014)
The impact of Aboriginal status, cigarette smoking and smoking cessation on perinatal outcomes in South Australia
Medical Journal of Australia; 201: (274-278)

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