Jobs Events Advertise
Mobile barber initiative helps cut through health barriers in Indigenous communities
In a collaborative effort to tackle health issues among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in South-West Queensla...
Joseph Guenzler 16 Feb 2024
Trek to raise funds for First Nations Lived Experience Centre
A dedicated group of friends are gearing up for a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp, all in the name of raising deadly funds for B...
Giovanni Torre 16 Feb 2024
'Stronger You, Stronger Mob' campaign aims to help Indigenous youth in WA
The WA government has launched a new campaign - 'Stronger You, Stronger Mob' - which aims to prevent the use of alcohol and othe...
Rhiannon Clarke 15 Feb 2024
Dr Amos urges tough talks on Indigenous mental health in wake of referendum
Following the unsuccessful Voice to Parliament referendum, James Cook University academic Andrew Amos emphasises the importance...
Joseph Guenzler 13 Feb 2024
Indigenous mental health sector braces for first "Australia Day" post-Voice referendum
Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia and its members say they are bracing for an increase in racism, bigotry, and discriminatory...
Giovanni Torre 22 Jan 2024
Indigenous Marathon Project Squad applications open

The Indigenous Marathon Project Squad are on the hunt for people who want to reach their full potential.  The Indigenous Marathon Project (IMP) is a highly regarded program that h...

Rhiannon Clarke Dec 27, 2023
Mental health, poverty, family history and unemployment key factors in incarceration - new report

More than half of prison entrants have previously been diagnosed with a mental health condition, and almost half expect to be homeless upon release, the sixth survey on the health...

Giovanni Torre Nov 15, 2023
Senate Inquiry into ADHD highlights need for First Nations guidelines and diagnostic tools

A recent Senate Inquiry into ADHD in Australia has that found over one million Australians have Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and significant barriers in the abilit...

Jess Whaler Nov 8, 2023
Finding trauma recovery and healing through poetry

Poet Daniella Djibidjee Rochford, a proud Bardi, Yawuru, Jaru, Bunaba and Ngarluma woman, was born and raised in Broome, Western Australia. A child sexual assault survivor and advo...

Jess Whaler Oct 10, 2023
UNSW Mental Health Prize Recipient Megan Krakouer discusses community issues and the voice

Since 2016, the University of New South Wales has formally recognised the contributions of persons involved in promoting mental health or the prevention and treatment of mental ill...

Jess Whaler Oct 6, 2023
Indigenous mental health providers shortlisted for Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander awards category is just one of 11 within the annual Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. The category's three 2023 finalists...

Rhiannon Clarke Sep 28, 2023
Wiradjuri mum shares experience of perinatal depression and anxiety

Reader advice. This article contains distressing content. Perinatal depression and anxiety, also known as PNDA, affects one hundred thousand parents each year in Australia, with s...

Jess Whaler Sep 27, 2023
Welfare checks urged as Indigenous abuse skyrockets during Voice debate

The head of a First Nations crisis support service has urged Indigenous people to keep welfare tabs on each other after an influx of abuse was reported in the lead-up to the Voice...

David Prestipino Sep 27, 2023
Well-being for Mob, leading up to and following the referendum

If you need to talk to someone, call 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) to talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Support worker. For mental health support, see...

Jess Whaler Sep 18, 2023
SWALSC encourages Noongar community to reach out on World Suicide Prevention Day

With this year’s theme of World Suicide Prevention Day being "Creating hope through action," South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council chairperson Megan Krakouer is leading a push...

Rhiannon Clarke Sep 13, 2023
Indigenous man's spirit set to be put to rest in WA correctional facility smoking ceremony after death in custody

A smoking ceremony has been approved on Hakea Prison grounds for an Indigenous man who died whilst incarcerated last year.   The family of Ricky Lee Cound, 22, who passed away in...

Rhiannon Clarke Aug 11, 2023
Yolngu mental health tool unveiled at Garma Festival

Gundirr, a new mental health tool was recently introduced during the Northern Territory’s Garma Festival. It aims to empower mental health service providers, aiding Yolngu patient...

Joseph Guenzler Aug 10, 2023
Connection, culture and belonging saved emerging First Nations artist Travis Hogan

Through the support of the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIS), emerging First Nations artist Travis Hogan has reconnected with culture and found a sense of purpose and bel...

Jess Whaler Jul 28, 2023
Load More