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Robert Smith with his mother Ethel at Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service, Perth, WA
Stories | 4 Sep 2012

Perth mother and son Ethel and Robert Smith attend their local Heart Health program at Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service every week. And according to Robert, one of the best things about Heart Health is that it allows Noongar people across Perth to get together.

Stories | 20 Aug 2012

The team from Red Dust Role Models recently visited Yuendumu and Lajamanu communities to host song workshops and raise awareness about healthy living.

Associate Professor Ted Wilkes, chair of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee, is increasing awareness of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), Fremantle, WA.
Stories | 13 Aug 2012

The dangers of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder can be prevented if women stop drinking when they’re pregnant.

Stories | 6 Aug 2012

Applications for the Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarships for 2013 are now open and will close on 16 September 2012.

Six years after buying their first house, the growing Bonson family are moving to a new, larger home.
Stories | 25 Jul 2012

The Australian dream of owning your own home can seem impossible for many but for Naomi and John Bonson of Darwin, it is now a reality – with a little help from Indigenous Business Australia (IBA).

Aboriginal Elders Council of South Australia executive officer Janine Haynes with Louise Herft from Aged Rights Advocacy Service, North Adelaide, SA.
Stories | 23 Jul 2012

We discuss what elder abuse is and why it’s important for communities to speak up and take a stand to support our older people.

Health Hero Lorena Walker is a dental nurse in Alice Springs
Stories | 13 Jul 2012

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who thinks a career in health might be for you? Great! Check out the Department of Health and Ageing’s Health Heroes campaign to help you find the right pathway to reach your goal.

Stories | 12 Jul 2012

Aboriginal television and film actor, Aaron Pedersen, has been named Patron for International Day of People with Disability and the National Disability Awards for 2012. Mr Pederson is well suited to take on the role as 2012 patron, having taken care of his younger brother, who has cerebral palsy and a mild intellectual disability.

Darryl Wright, CEO of Tharawal Aboriginal Medical Service, Campbelltown, NSW
Stories | 9 Jul 2012

Aboriginal medical and health services are lifting Indigenous health standards with culturally appropriate practices.

Stories | 5 Jun 2012

Wadeye Magic looks back at the past history of the community, its love of football and provides a visual account of positive changes in Wadeye as result of the AFL Remote Regional Development Program.

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