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Elders look for reasons and answers on Indigenous youth suicide crisis

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Over 30 Aboriginal Elders from Australia’s Top End have released a new report in which they discuss the alarming increase of youth suicide and self-harm in their communities.

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24 Apr 2014

Another year of mixed progress under Closing the Gap in Victoria

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The latest annual Aboriginal Affairs report from the Victorian Government has delivered good news on a number of Closing the Gap targets and alarming news on child protection for the state’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

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24 Apr 2014

New edition of book on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing

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The Telethon Institute for Child and Health Research and the Kulunga Research Network have released a new edition of 'Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental and Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice'.

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22 Apr 2014

Michael Long invites you to The Long Walk's 10th Anniversary FUN WALK

Community Announcements

The Long Walk launched its 2014 campaign last week to celebrate the tenth anniversary since Michael Long and many others walked to see the Prime Minister in Canberra to get the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people back on the agenda.

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22 Apr 2014

Study finds negative coverage on Aboriginal health saturates media

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A study conducted by the Public Health Advocacy Institute Western Australia (PHAIWA) has found that Australian media coverage offers an overwhelmingly negative portrayal of Aboriginal health.

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22 Apr 2014

Community sector at crisis point because of funding uncertainty: ACOSS

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The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has urged the Federal Government to make funding certain for vital community organisations.

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22 Apr 2014

NACCHO report re-affirms value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations

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The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has launched a report on the economic value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

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22 Apr 2014

Video launched to enhance understanding of people with a disability in Aboriginal communities

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The Aboriginal Disability Network NSW has launched a video exploring what it is like to be an Aboriginal person living with a disability. Living My Way aims to enhance understanding and create an awareness of disability within Aboriginal communities.

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15 Apr 2014

Funding announced for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural and language projects

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The Australian Government has announced funding of over $500,000 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and arts programs.

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15 Apr 2014

Call for abstracts for the Healing Way: Art with Intent Symposium

Community Announcements

The Healing Way: Art with Intent Symposium - hosted by the Dax Centre in partnership with the Lowitja Institute and Desart - is being held in Melbourne on 19 - 20 September 2014. Submissions are currently being sought.

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15 Apr 2014