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Breaking the cycle of family violence in the Riverina

In 2004 the Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation set out to develop a Regional Family Violence Model for the southern part of the Binaal Billa Region in NSW. This paper describes the development process. The aim was to: develop community action plans; provide capacity...
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Exclusion from access: this has stifled our development

The issues of self determination and comprehensive primary health care for Indigenous Australians are discussed in this paper, along with the work of the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in their struggle for self determination.
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Exploring, employing every endeavour to enhance the health of Aboriginal people

The Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service uses the following strategies to improve the lifespan and quality of life of its clients: being a part of the community; using traditional health care; yarnin (stroytelling or narrative therapy); cooperative work with other organisations; and thinking laterally when...
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Gender, generation and geography: findings from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health on the health and well-being of women at different lifestages

The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health examines the health of over 40,000 Australian women. This paper draws on a range of indicators and data on health, health behaviours, health service use and generational lifestyle issues among women in different geographic locations and argues that...
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