AIHW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Safety
This paper provides an overview of the safety and security of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Data on children who are hospitalised for injuries, are the subject of substantiated abuse, or under juvenile justice supervision are presented because these factors place Indigenous children at immediate and long-term risk of harm and adverse outcomes (AIHW 2009).
Birthing on Country Workshop Report, 4 July 2012
The Birthing on Country (BoC) workshop, held in Alice Springs on 4 July 2012, was the first national workshop of this kind in Australia. The workshop was a key deliverable identified in the National Maternity Services Plan under Action 2.2: Develop and expand culturally competent maternity care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Breastscreen and You 50 - 74 years
The Program provides free screening and follow up services to ACT resident women from the age of 40 years. Phone BreastScreen ACT on 13 2050.
Growing our children up strong and deadly: healing for children and young people
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation paper outlines an understanding of intergenerational trauma, the emerging evidence of what works in addressing trauma and how this fits within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge systems.
Growing up our way 'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Rearing' Practice Matrix
This matrix aims to document some traditional and contemporary child rearing practices among a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities.
My Breast Cancer Journey: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
This booklet is designed to inform and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women through the breast cancer journey.
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Health Strategy
The Action Areas and Recommendations presented in this Strategy were raised and discussed by the women who contributed to the Australian Women's Health Network Talking Circle in 2009-2010.
Perinatal Mortality in the ACT 2006-2010, Epidemiology Section, Health Improvement Branch, ACT Health
Perinatal Mortality in the ACT 2006-2010 describes perinatal deaths in the ACT from 2006 to 2010.
Study of breast cancer screening characteristics and breast cancer survival in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women of Australia, Cancer Australia, May 2012
This study provides a national overview of breast cancer screening and survival in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women of Australia. Cancer Australia undertook this study in response to the clear evidence of disadvantage among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples compared with other Australians, and the lack of high quality, national breast cancer data available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
Substance use and other health-related behaviours among ACT Secondary Students, Epidemiology Section, Health Improvement Branch, ACT Health
Substance use and other health-related behaviours among ACT secondary students: Results of the 2011 ACT Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug Survey provides an overview of substance use and other health-related behaviours among ACT secondary students aged 12 to 17 years.
The Report Card - The wellness of young Australians
This report card provides a set of baseline indicators for the realities of 'what wellbeing looks like' for children and youth. The indicators provide a point-in-time snapshot of child and youth wellbeing in Australia, including how Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander young people are faring.
Working and Walking Together: Supporting Family Relationship Services to Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families and Organisations
Working and Walking Together: Supporting Family Relationship Services to Work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Families and Organisations has been developed to support non-Indigenous Family Relationship Services develop culturally appropriate professional practice and services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.
Indigenous Teenage Sexual and Reproductive Health and Young Parent Support Program
Resources for young people about sexual and reproductive health. Two booklets (Health in Pregnancy and Sexual Health booklets) have been reproduced through this project and have been printed to reflect a more culturally respectful product.
DVD Young Parenting, a new beginning provides valuable information from the parents themselves including 'what to expect' after having a baby and how to still 'have a life' and keep relationships strong. Importantly, it provides ACT focused information about where to find support.