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photo of Yamba the Honey Ant and best friend Jacinta Price
Stories | 2 Aug 2013

Stars of the hit children’s TV series, Yamba’s Playtime, are packing their bags for a roadshow tour of Cairns and the Torres Strait Islands this month to promote healthy living to young children.

Stories | 12 Jun 2013

The closing date is fast approaching for nominations in this year’s National Disability Awards. Held as part of International Day of People with Disability on 3 December, the Awards aim to honour and recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals, teams and organisations that have improved the lives of people with disability.

Bulla Night Patrol Employees
Stories | 24 May 2013

The new night patrols have led to significant social and economic benefits in the remote Northern Territory community of Bulla.

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation’s halfway house provides accommodation to Indigenous homeless men in Darwin.
Stories | 8 May 2013

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation is helping homeless Indigenous men in Darwin turn their lives around through the Watch House- Pick Up and Case Management project.

Carly Cooke – Regional Tobacco and Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator at the Nhulundu Health Service in Gladestone.
Stories | 25 Apr 2013

This Newslines Radio program looks at the great work that tobacco action workers are doing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities all around the country.

A team from Carbal Medical Centre in Toowoomba at the Mt Lofty High School tobacco yarn.
Stories | 23 Apr 2013

This Newslines Radio program looks at the effect smoking is having on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Male Behaviour Change program facilitator Edward Mosby, Central Queensland Healing Centre.
Stories | 27 Mar 2013

One 26 year old man’s struggles with violent behaviour and substance abuse cost him the custody of his children, and landed him in the courts on more than one occasion. Aaron (not his real name) is now walking the hard road to healing the hurt he has done to himself and his loved ones, through the support of the Central Queensland (CQ) Healing Centre - Helem Yumba, and the Gatharr Weyebe Banabe Program.

Matthew McCormack, Samantha Taylor-Hunt, Ellouise Davis and Terry Byrne from the NAAJA Throughcare Service.
Stories | 20 Mar 2013

Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows that more than 75 per cent of Indigenous Australians released from prison are returned within a year. However, the results of the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) Throughcare Service show that with a little support, those odds can be beaten.

Hellen Jans preparing a healthy meal at the Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan Child and Maternal Health Care Centre, Edmonton, near Cairns, QLD.
Stories | 14 Mar 2013

We all know about some of the alarming health statistics around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health including that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are two and a half times more likely than non-Indigenous Australians to contract a chronic disease.

The regional tobacco and healthy lifestyle team at the Nhulundu Health Service: Photo courtesy Gladstone News Weekly
Stories | 12 Mar 2013

This Newslines Radio program looks at the great work that healthy lifestyle workers are doing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities all around the country.

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