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Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Health & Wellbeing Workshops: Hastings & Cranbourne

Come along to the DDACL Health & Wellbeing Workshops at either Hastings or Cranbourne and provide feedback to influence the Co-operative’s service plan and future services offerings.  114 more words

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NACCHO Media Release: Aboriginal health must remain the priority to close the gap

The peak Aboriginal health organisation today said Aboriginal health, commitment to programs that work, Aboriginal control and long-term funding were all necessary to close the ongoing gap between Aboriginal and other Australians. 330 more words

Aboriginal Health

NACCHO welcomes new service to North West Queensland

Pictured L to R: Matthew Cooke (Chair NACCHO), Elizabeth Adams (Chair QAIHC), Shaun Soloman (Chair Gidgee Healing) and Dallas Leon (CEO Gidgee Healing)

The peak Aboriginal health organisation today welcomed the opening of a new Aboriginal community controlled health centre in the community of Normanton in Queensland’s north west. 204 more words

Aboriginal Health

NACCHO Health Summit 2015: Call for Abstracts

The 2015 NACCHO Health Summit will be held in the Gold Coast from the 16th to the 18th of June 2015. 

NACCHO invites abstracts submission from its members the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, Affiliates and key stakeholder organisations to showcase policy frameworks, best practice and investment in Aboriginal Health. 66 more words

Aboriginal Health

NACCHO Media Release: Aboriginal community controlled health services are the key to reducing Hep C rates

22 January 2015

Aboriginal community controlled health services are the key to reducing Hep C rates

The peak Aboriginal health organisation will today tell a Senate inquiry today that more must be done to reduce the high rate of Hepatitis C infection among Aboriginal people. 304 more words

Aboriginal Health

Dixie Link-Gordon, Community Educator

From Victim to Warrior is more than a dream.

Painful as the journey may be
We overcome through passion.

Dixie Link-Gordon has lived all her adult life in Redfern.

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Domestic Violence

Oh it's so shocking blah blah

Why are people shocked that Aboriginal kids die 5.2 times more than their non Aboriginal counterparts?

Most will live in substandard housing, be the object of racism, have one or both parents self-medicating via alcohol or other drugs, leading to vicious addictions, maybe a parent in jail, at least an uncle, cousin or Aunt. 215 more words

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