HEALTH

Eliminating toxic relationships

Kym Marsden’s monthly mental health column aims to help anyone suffering from any mental health concerns. If this article raises any issues for you please...

First Nations women being left behind in cervical cancer fight

As Australia is set to become one of the first countries to eliminate cervical cancer, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are being left...

Institutional racism silencing Indigenous knowledge in health care

A new report from the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health has found institutional racism leads to a silencing of Indigenous knowledges, perspectives and cultural...

Health worker recognised for race conversations program

As we approach International Women’s Day on March 8, National Indigenous Times is spotlighting the stories of strong, powerful Blak women across the country.   Bundjalung and Kullilli...

Royal Commission says Indigenous aged care must be community-controlled

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Report was tabled in Parliament on Monday. The final report, titled Care, Dignity and Respect,...

Importance of boundaries

Kym Marsden’s monthly mental health column aims to help anyone suffering from any mental health concerns. If this article raises any issues for you please...

It’s a great call to keep saving lives

Spartan First Mental Wellbeing is an Australian first that is changing lives with its First Nations suicide prevention crisis line. Currently operating as a 10-week...

Making diabetes care more culturally safe

Gulumerridjin Traditional Custodian and Karrajarri man Christopher Lee is taking action to support and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with Diabetes. Manager...

Luke Carroll and Emma Donovan back new kids hearing campaign

Actor Luke Carroll and musician Emma Donovan are getting behind a Hearing Australia campaign to prevent and reduce hearing loss in children through free...

New program tackles gambling harm in NSW Aboriginal communities

NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling Service and Australian National University have joined forces to reduce gambling harm in Aboriginal communities. Launched on Monday, Talking About Gambling...

Regulating your anger

Kym Marsden’s monthly mental health column aims to help anyone suffering from any mental health concerns. If this article raises any issues for you please...

Smoking causing one in two Aboriginal deaths age 45 and over, new study finds

Smoking is causing half of all deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 45 and over, according to new research from the...
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