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Aboriginal Health Resources

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Websites

ABC News
A useful portal giving general content on Aboriginal issues.

Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW
Information on the history, philosophy and activities of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
A ‘one-stop’ shop for information on all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Australian Policy Online
A resource for Aboriginal health and treatment.

Check Today, See Tomorrow
Resources developed by the University of Melbourne's Indigenous Eye Health Unit to support the program of recommendations and activities within the Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision

Combined Universities
Offers a free cultural orientation course for health professionals working with Aboriginal people.

The First Australians
Aboriginal history and stories as well as episodes and segments from this documentary series.

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
Information on Aboriginal social justice.

Medical Journal of Australia
A collection of Aboriginal health papers.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Information on the history, philosophy and activities of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

NSW Health
Information on Aboriginal Health priority areas.

Australian Government Department of Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Aboriginal health and resource list.

Share Our Pride
Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their culture, and to building respectful relationships.

Byalawa
A learning and teaching resource for working with Indigenous patients and clients. The University of Sydney now include this resource in their health sciences curriculums to enhance the level of Aboriginal cultural competence for graduates the Byalawa project. The resource materials are mostly in the form of short video clips that give practical examples of consultations with Aboriginal patients.

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Books

Give Us A Break! A look at the myths and legends surrounding Aboriginal people and our lifestyles
Resource published by General Practice Education and Training in consultation with Mrs Val Dahlstrom, a cultural educator based at the Regional Training provider, GP Synergy.

Communicating Positively – A guide to appropriate Aboriginal terminology
Booklet developed by NSW Health and AH&MRC about using the correct terminology when talking with or about Aboriginal people in NSW.

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Newspapers

Koori Mail
Fortnightly newspaper providing comprehensive and informative stories about Aboriginal issues, community news and programs, employment and sport.

National Indigenous Times
Australia’s most awarded Aboriginal newspaper featuring up to date news on politics, sports and art.

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