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Lisa Maher

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Young Aboriginal people’s engagement with STI testing in the Northern Territory, Australia

This paper documents socio-ecological factors influencing young Aboriginal people’s engagement with clinic-based sexually transmissible infections (STIs) testing in two remote settings in the Northern Territory, Australia.
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Needle syringe program national minimum data collection report 2019

This is the fourth annual national data report which presents national and state/territory Needle Syringe Program (NSP) data over the period 2015/16 to 2018/19.
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The Indigenous Resiliency Project: a worked example of community-based participatory research

"Aboriginal people have been examined, measured and asked questions ... They have been passive subjects rather than participants." Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is often cited as a suitable methodological approach for academic researchers wanting to work collaboratively with Indigenous communities. This paper describes the Indigenous...
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Heroin users, housing and social participation: attacking social exclusion through better housing

Death from heroin overdose, in particular, rivals the road toll in destroying lives, especially among young Australians. This report is based on intensive fieldwork in three study areas: inner Melbourne (Fitzroy-Collingwood); Geelong and Sydney (Fairfield-Cabramatta). These areas have been carefully chosen to include an inner...