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Aboriginal health is everybody's business - Crikey (blog)

Aboriginal health is everybody's business - Crikey (blog)

The Croakey Conference Reporting Service’s last post from the Health Workforce Australia Conference details how the development of a culturally inclusive, interdisciplinary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health curriculum framework is contributing to closing the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders a

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Hot shot - The Advocate

The chant thunders across the gymnasium: "Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi!" A foreigner, an Australian teenager, has not only been instrumental in winning the game for his college basketball team in the San Francisco Bay Area, he's won hearts and minds as well. Humble St Mary's College, with its 3900

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Smoking fall is good for Indigenous health - PS News

First results from the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey show Indigenous people are smoking less than ever before.
  Australian Bureau of Statistics First Assistant Statistician, Dr Paul Jelfs said the survey focus was on long-term health conditions, health risk factors, selected social and emotional well-being i...

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Smoking rates declining among Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander people ... - Yahoo!7 News

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New research has found smoking rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have declined.

A Bureau of Statistics report found there has been a 1 per cent decline annually in daily smoking rates among Indigenous people between 2008 and 2012.

The bureau says in 2008, 45 per cent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait

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Stuey's helping close the gap - 20-Nov-2013 - The Monitor Roxby Downs

Stuey's helping close the gap - 20-Nov-2013 - The Monitor Roxby Downs

Eighteen-year-old Nukunu local Stuey Orr is helping close the gap in Indigenous health outcomes, by speaking up about his wish for the Roxby Downs community to be ‘smoke-free’.
A representative for an anti-smoking campaign run by Australian Government Initiative ‘Closing the Gap -  Tackling Indigenous chronic disease’, Stuey, who has never smoked, s

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GALLERY: The Central West and Murdi Paaki and Torres Strait Islander ... - Daily Liberal

In the weaving workshop, Wendy Fernando, Bobbie Hippett, Susan Lawrance and Jennifer Trindall, all from Walgett.

Emily Fajerman, Bev Shipp, Erin-May Barker, Michelle Shipp, Mel Shipp and Grace Toomey at the official dinner.

Donna Kennedy, Roxanne Crawford, Maria Tattersall and Julie Dennis at the official dinner.

Bronwyn Johnston, Lillian Lucus,

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Indigenous government policy should promote university excellence - Brisbane Times

After urging from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advocates, the Coalition government has agreed to delay the progress of the referendum on Aboriginal constitutional recognition to enable further consultation on its wording. This is the right call. After all, as the 1999 republic referendum showed, broad public support for constitutional

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