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Report reveals toddlers hit hard by anemia

by Michelle in HEALTH

A new study has found that half of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants who took part were anemic. The study by researchers from the Fred Hollows Foundation, Queensland Health, Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services and the University of WA discovered that 18 percent also had stunted growth. In a report published in the Australian Journal of Rural Health and released on Wednesday, community nutrition programs were trialed in six communities in response to community and health service concerns. Of 311 [...]

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  • Badu Gili 2018 to showcase new First Nations art

    July 12, 2018
    Nightly year-round Opera House sails projection to feature six new artists Sydney – Wednesday 11 July, 2018: In celebration of NAIDOC Week, the Sydney Opera House today announced the six First Nations artists whose striking [...]

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  • Melodie finds some magic in Skylab

    July 11, 2018
    On July 12, 1979 the US space station Skylab crashed to earth over the small West Australian town of Esperance, creating one of the most bizarre chapters in the town’s history and leaving a lasting [...]

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  • Cairn’s smokin’ hot show

    July 11, 2018
    This year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair is smokin’ — literally. A full-length dance show exploring fire in ceremony between Australia’s [...]
  • What are our best films?

    June 26, 2018
    Are Rabbit Proof Fence, Walkabout and Sweet Country Australia’s top films of all time? The Adelaide Film Festival is asking [...]

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  • Lovers of design: pull up a chair

    May 30, 2018
    The best of Indigenous design from architecture to townplanning and furniture is set to turn heads at the Koorie Heritage Trust in Melbourne’s Federation Square. Blak Design Matters has been curated by Melbourne architect Jefa [...]
  • Global brand sports Indigenous designs

    May 30, 2018
    Puma has released a new clothing line inspired by Indigenous art and culture in what it claims is the first range of its kind from a global sporting brand. The Borra Grounds range was designed [...]

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