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The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is leading an innovative program focused on the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers in improving Indigenous adolescent mental health. The program promotes parenting skills to impart knowledge and empower men in Aboriginal communities. It is funded by a $1.7 million grant from the Indigenous Health […]

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Inspired by her family and a deep love for cooking, Georgia Smith is the brains behind Koori Kitchen, an online platform sharing easy-to-cook healthy recipes that don’t break the budget. Based in Brisbane, Smith, 26, has been on her own personal health journey since 2017, igniting a love for fitness and good, healthy food. After […]

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A man fuelled by a passion for his people, Jake Briggs is pushing for change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples living with disability; particularly those who have interacted with the criminal justice system. Briggs is the Managing Director and Owner of Culture Connex, an NDIS provider, on the central coast of New South […]

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Kym Friese’s monthly mental health column aims to help anyone suffering from any mental health concerns. If this article raises any issues for you please contact the resources at the bottom of this article.   Self-care is a hot topic brought up often, but what does it actually mean and how do we apply it? Self-care […]

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Black Dog Institute is creating a network of First Nations people for the new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lived Experience Centre, which will work towards building and delivering programs, services and care aimed at improving mental health outcomes. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lived Experience Centre will launch early 2021, however, Black Dog […]

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