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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.

John Johnson from Lakes Entrance Secondary College at the first Vibe 3on3 event for 2013.
Stories | 5 Mar 2013

Hundreds of young people descended on the Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre in Victoria recently for the Deadly Vibe National Indigenous 3on3 Basketball and Hip Hop Challenge – the first Vibe 3on3 event of 2013.

Front Row: Harrison Smith, Branton ‘BJ’ Keys, Sherri-Lynn Smith. Back row: Amy Neal, Kerrie-Ann Yeatman, Sue Edwards, Colin Fourmile and Lenore Moooman. All have completed a Certificate III in Aged Care.
Stories | 15 Feb 2013

Branton Keys (or BJ as he is known) is a 23 year old Aboriginal man from Yarrabah, Far North Queensland who was recently featured in the Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s report 2013.

“Purple Truck” artist Patrick Tjungarryi with the truck
Stories | 14 Feb 2013

Improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a critical to Closing the Gap.

Western Desert Dialysis’ mobile renal dialysis unit the “Purple Truck”.
Stories | 12 Feb 2013

Improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is critical to Closing the Gap.

Head gardener, Sophia Byers, tends to the tomatoes in the Walgett Community Market Garden.
Stories | 4 Feb 2013

The thriving Walgett Community Market Garden, overflowing with vegetables, is providing health benefits to the local Walgett community.

Youth worker, Kayne Fernando and younger brother Riley, on the basketball courts at the Coonamble Youth Centre.
Stories | 29 Jan 2013

The Coonamble Youth Centre provides a safe and fun place for up to 70 local youth a day.