Quick links to pages in this section: Indigenous Resources
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These organisations are committed to the education and care of Indigenous Australians
Aboriginal Resource and Development Services: Listen to Yolngu Radio - call 1800 899 769. Extensive database of audio education programs broadcast on Yolŋgu Radio 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): call 1800 334 944. The AIS (NT Government - Department Community Services) facilitates effective cross cultural communication between service providers and Aboriginal people who do not speak English as a first language. It provides a 24 hour booking service and operates from offices across the Territory: Darwin (main office), Alice Springs, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Wadeye, Nhulunbuy, Groote Eylandt, and Wurrumiyanga - see Aboriginal languages of Northern Territory
AIHW Indigenous Observatory: repository of information on the health and welfare of Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, features reports, information updates and links to other important websites. A key product of the observatory is 'The health and welfare of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, an overview 2011' which draws extensively on AIHW and ABS data collections - find this in a range of reports>
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. Some pages recommended:
Health Consumers of Rural and Remote Australia: People from across Australia with different backgrounds and experience come together under one banner because they believe that 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: all enquiries - call 08 8922 8196 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Working Carers Support Project see 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.
KHA finance and advice - Families and Carers
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