Ms Maxine  Daley1, Renee Watts1 1Queensland Health, Palm Beach, Australia Abstract: Adequate fruit and vegetable intake helps to prevent chronic health problems such as cardiovascular disease, some cancers and obesity. According to the 2012-13 Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
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Ms Belinda Goodale1 1WA Centre For Rural Health, Geraldton, Australia Abstract: Student speech pathologists worked with their clinical supervisor and the child health nurse at the Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) to develop a new service for families. Prior...
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Miss Sarah Ryan1,3, Dr Yasmine Probst1,2, Dr Anthony McKnight4, Dr Rebecca Stanley2,3,4 1School of Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong, , Wollongong, Australia, 2Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Wollongong, Australia, 3Early Start, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia , 4School...
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Ms Naomi Havens1 1Anglicare NT, Winnellie, Australia Abstract: The Play And Learn Support (PALS) Program uses bicultural communication resources developed with East Arnhem Land Yolngu workers and families since 2007 for facilitated discussions about life goals, brain development, children’s needs...
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Ms Donna-Maree Towney1 1Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Deakin West, Australia Abstract: Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a member-based organisation with over 1,400 members, made up of allied health students and professionals. We acknowledge and respect the critical role both...
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Ms Donna Murray1 1Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Deakin West, Australia Abstract: Transforming the Australian health system to deliver better and more equitable health outcomes requires a strong and resilient workforce characterised by increased numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...
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Ms Donna Murray1 1Indigenous Allied Health Australia, Deakin West, Australia Abstract: Utilising strengths-based approaches that build on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges and perspectives, Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), has worked in collaboration with key partners to build a...
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Ms Bethany  Oi-Ching Yeung1, Dr Kim Bulkeley1, Professor Michelle Lincoln1 1The University Of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia Abstract: Culturally responsive health services are imperative to closing the gap in health outcomes for Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities. Access to...
  • June 14, 2018
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Ms Jennifer Carr1, Ms Joyce  Lalara2, Ms  Gayangwa  Lalara2, Ms Libby Massey2, Mr  Nick Kenny2, Mrs Kate Pope2, Professor Alan Clough3, Associate Professor Anne Lowell4, Associate Professor Ruth Barker1 1College of Healthcare Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia, 2Machado Joseph...
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Dr Werner Vogels1, Ms. Corina Modderman1 1La Trobe University, Albury-Wodonga, Australia Abstract: The number of Aboriginal children and young people in Out of Home Care (OoHC) has been steadily increasing over the last few years. Health outcomes of this cohort...
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