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WEBLINKS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WORKING WITH INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS Minimize
Quick links to pages in this section:  Indigenous Resources  

Bush Tucker and CKD  I  Education Videos  I  Health Research  I  Home Country News  I  Indigenous CKD Stats

These organisations are committed to the education and care of Indigenous Australians.

Aboriginal Resource and Development Services: Listen to Yolngu Radio - 1800 899 769
Extensive database of audio education programs broadcast which cover foundational health concepts, specific diseases significant in Yolŋgu populations, as well as “responsive health messages” on a wide range of health topics.

Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS): 1800 334 944 (24 hr booking service)
Facilitates cross cultural communication between service providers and Aboriginal people who do not speak English as a first language. Offices: Darwin (main office), Alice Springs, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Wadeye, Nhulunbuy, Groote Eylandt, and Wurrumiyanga - Aboriginal language: Northern Territory
Aboriginal Interpreter Services - Our Languages Map with languages spoken in each area
Other interpreter Services for Indigenous Australian language
AIHW Indigenous Observatory: Information on health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
: A 'one-stop info-shop' to help 'close the gap' by informing practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge accessible.

Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia: People with different backgrounds and experience come together under one banner because they believe Australians living in the rural and remote areas of this country have the right to receive a reasonable level of health care.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia
: For health professionals, to network or share information and ideas.

Menzies School of Health Research: 08 8922 8196 or info@menzies.edu.au

NPS Medicine Wise: Blood pressure resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Indigenous Australian Working Carers: Resources and support for low income and busy carers juggling caring and workplace demands. Of particular interest to isolated, regional and culturally diverse carer groups.

Other important patient focused resources for Indigenous Australians
Heart Smart Mobstyle Resources National Heart Foundation - students & teachers
Renal Resource Centre * Aboriginal health: patients & health professionals

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Last updated: Sep 2015.