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Birthing on Country

30 May 2018 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – BIRTHING ON COUNTRY The Key Thinkers Forum will consider the implications of birthing on traditional lands and the effect this has on the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and... Read more

THE 1967 REFERENDUM

1 May 2017 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – THE 1967 REFERENDUM On the 27th of May 1967, the Australian Government held a referendum, which altered the Australian Constitution and opened the door for ending inequalities experienced by the first Australians.     CLICK... Read more

Close the Gap, Ten Year Anniversary

12 Feb 2016 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – Close the Gap Ten Year Anniversary 7th BIANNUAL KEY THINKERS FORUM Close the Gap Ten Year Anniversary – Aboriginal traditional medicine and Ngangkari healers – the Gap that’s missing? CLICK TO READ FULL ARTICLE 22... Read more

Health Literacy

12 Feb 2016 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – Health Literacy Health literacy is not a new concept, yet it is only recently gaining greater attention for its proven potential to improve health outcomes and service delivery. Whilst early definitions focused on... Read more

Finding Common Ground

28 May 2015 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – Finding Common Ground This is not a new conversation. In 1989, cultural competence was defined Cross et al as a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among... Read more

Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use

28 May 2015 | Poche Opinion Briefing Paper – Alcohol, tobacco and other drug use Just as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians have a higher burden of physical disease, they also are more likely to experience mental health and alcohol and... Read more

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