Gordon urges corporates to get behind youth clubs

August 17, 2016

While many Indigenous youths have close associations with WA’s famed Police and Community Youth Centres, or PCYC’s as they are known, distinguished West Australian Sue Gordon is looking for closer ties to Indigenous organisations and has urged […]

Drop retirement age for blackfellas, says advocate

July 26, 2016

A petition calling on the retirement age for Indigenous Australians to be dropped to 55 could finally be presented to the federal parliament later this year. Queensland man Brett Nutley has been collecting signatures for the […]

Robyn overcoming barriers to a cancer-free life

June 21, 2016

Aboriginal women are being encouraged to have a free and potentially life-saving breast screen. Through a series of events and activities, community leader and breast cancer survivor Robin Payne will highlight the importance of breast […]

Stephanie marvels at the midwives

June 7, 2016

When Stephanie Archibald had her two children, the midwives who attended the birth were so wonderful she was inspired to switch from studying a science degree to a Bachelor of Midwifery at Australian Catholic University. […]

Empowering mural celebrates community health milestone

April 15, 2016

An extraordinary mural marking the 20th anniversary of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation has been unveiled in downtown Collingwood. The mural showcases 20 years of advancement and achievement in Victorian Aboriginal health and […]

Danielle takes a stand to close the gap

March 25, 2016

Indigenous medical student Danielle Dries is playing a leading role in the 9,000-strong National Rural Health Student Network. As the network’s Indigenous Health Officer, this proud Kaurna woman from South Australia advocates for positive change […]

Hollows team revisits Fred’s old stomping ground

March 21, 2016

The extraordinary work of the Fred Hollows Foundations continues unabated, with two major milestones being celebrated this year as the organisation continues its work across the back blocks of Australia. It’s been 25 years since […]

Bowel cancer survival rates hit rock bottom

March 18, 2016

Reduced access to health services, poor support mechanisms and cultural and practical barriers within the health system guaranteed indigenous cancer sufferers had a poor bowel cancer survival rate, new research has shown. The new study, […]

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