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Now here’s a list worth reading: 187 reasons to support the @IndigenousX crowdfunding campaign

Now here’s a list worth reading: 187 reasons to support the @IndigenousX crowdfunding campaign

Melissa Sweet July 26, 2015

There are so many reasons that people working in the health sector should consider supporting the @IndigenousXLtd crowdfunding campaign, according to Dr Tim Senior, a GP who works in Aboriginal health. Check them out below – and have a listen to this recent ABC radio interview with Luke Pearson, the founder of the successful rotated […]

Want to “Start Some Good” for Indigenous health?

Want to “Start Some Good” for Indigenous health?

Melissa Sweet November 17, 2013

Social impact crowdfunding platform StartSomeGood has partnered with social media hub IndigenousX to empower Indigenous Australian change- makers to raise funds and rally community support for diverse Indigenous-founded initiatives. The first campaign to launch on StartSomeGood.com/IndigenousX is Vote Yes, a period film by Nick Waterman featuring star of The Sapphires Miranda Tapsell. Vote Yes aims […]

Some thoughts on how the public health sector can learn from @IndigenousX and its pitch to the #ShortyAwards

Some thoughts on how the public health sector can learn from @IndigenousX and its pitch to the #ShortyAwards

Melissa Sweet January 25, 2013 1 Comment

The IndigenousX Twitter account, as profiled at Croakey last year, has a different Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person tweeting each week. The number of people following @IndigenousX has been increasing quickly (almost 10,000 at present), thanks to the efforts of the account’s indefatigable founder, Luke Pearson (in his other life an education consultant with […]

Profiling online opportunities for Indigenous health discussions, the @IndigenousX Twitter account and more…

Profiling online opportunities for Indigenous health discussions, the @IndigenousX Twitter account and more…

Melissa Sweet November 13, 2012

Health services and organisations interested in using social media to connect with Aboriginal people and communities have much to learn from Luke Pearson, an Aboriginal education consultant and social media activist. Luke established the popular @IndigenousX Twitter account, and is preparing to soon launch a weekly twitter forum #iXchat – initiatives which offer great opportunities for […]