Organisation

Lowitja Institute

The Lowitja Institute is Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, named in honour of our Patron, Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG. It is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation, working for the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First Peoples through high impact quality research, knowledge translation, and by supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.

Report

Aboriginal participatory action research: an Indigenous research methodology strengthening decolonisation and social and emotional wellbeing

This report articulates how and why Indigenous knowledge and research methodologies need to be recognised as critical components of research to improve social and emotional wellbeing for First Nations people.
Report

We are working for our people: growing and strengthening the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce

The aim of this report is to provide insight and guidance to enhance the capacity of the workplaces, and the health system more broadly to retain and support the development and careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the workforce.
Strategy

National Agreement on Closing the Gap

This agreement arises from a commitment from all Australian governments and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives to a fundamentally new way of developing and implementing policies and programs that impact on the lives of Indigenous Australians.
Report

Career pathways for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce: Northern Territory (NT) workplace case studies report

The Northern Territory case studies spanned urban, regional, rural and remote regions and involved four Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations, and were used to understand people's experiences in the context of their workplaces.