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#IHMayDay15 Longread: Trending by breakfast, talking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, healing, justice, media & MORE

#IHMayDay15 took over Twitter on May 29 with a day of action and listening on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It ran for more than 15 hours, was trending in Queensland by 8am and nationally through the day, featured 15 moderators and generated nearly 50 million Twitter impressions by […]

#JustJustice: Campaign to save the NSW Custody Notification Service: 'lifeline' for Indigenous people in custody

*** Eugene Schofield-Georgeson writes: The federal government is poised to abolish the Custody Notification Service in New South Wales through a funding cut on July 1 – for the sake of saving A$526,000 a year. For that modest amount, the service provides NSW with one of the most effective strategies in curbing Indigenous deaths in […]

Is it time to rethink the possibilities for rural health?

Jennifer Doggett reports from Darwin:  ‘Possibilities’ was the theme of the final day of #ruralhealthconf, and the ideas put forward by the keynote and concurrent session speakers challenged delegates to broaden their horizons and re-think narrow conceptions of rural health. From the forces of globalisation, to the impact of domestic economic policies, to the need for […]

Announcing the program for #IHMayDay15 on Friday - please tune in on Twitter

Below we announce the program for #IHMayDay15 on Friday – a day of action and listening on Twitter on all matters to do with the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It runs from 7am-10pm. Please tune into the hashtag over the next few days and most especially on Friday: Aboriginal and Torres […]

#JustJustice: new approaches urgently needed for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

In the post below, Anne Messenger, Editor of Public Health Research & Practice at the Sax Institute, outlines what needs to be done and how we are seeing a “good start” to a different approach in New South Wales. *** Anne Messenger writes: As Sue Miers made clear in her tweet (above), government, policy makers […]

Save the date: #IHMayDay15 is coming your way, soon...

Friday, May 29 has been declared a day of action and listening on Twitter on all matters to do with the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. #IHMayDay15 is a day for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to share their views and knowledge about some of the wide-ranging issues affecting health, and […]