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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Special Interest Group

Committee Details

Co-Convenors:  
Jessica Stewart
02 9391 9770
Jessica.stewart@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

Vanessa Lee
02 9351 9538
Vanessa.lee@sydney.edu.au

General Committee Members

Dr John Boffa (NT)
Ms Stephanie Bell (NT)
Mr David Thomas (NT)
Mr Ben Barlett (NSW)
Ms Trisha Carter (SA)
Ms Myra Wilson (SA)
Dr Bronwyn Fredericks (QLD)
Dr Jane Freemantle (WA)
Ms Rani Param (WA)
Ms Viki Briggs (VIC)

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Special Interest Group mission is to coordinate PHAA members interested in Aboriginal health issues, and utilise their knowledge and skills to respond to relevant policies and events to advocate for effective changes in policy that impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Past events

2013
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health SIG Workshop - Pre conference workshop and AGM

2011
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health SIG Workshop
and Annual General Meeting
Public Health Action: Next Steps Forward following the NT intervention

2010
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SIG Workshop
Advocacy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
click here for information & here for registration form

2009
Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander SIG Pre-Conference Workshop
"New and emergent issues in Indigenous Public Health"
Click here for flyer and workshop venue map
 http://www.phaa.net.au/documents/PHAAATSIWORKSHOP.doc

2009: AIATSIS Conference Theme: Perspectives on urban life: connections and reconnections
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/research/conf2009/conference2009.html

Advocacy

2012 National Mental Health Commission: Report on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health, Social and Emotional Well being Roundtable
PHAA Report on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health.doc

2007 Media Release: Aboriginal Prisoners - Improving Health and Reducing Recidivism(DOC)

2007 Media Release: Training for Aboriginal Health Workers on medicines use in asthma, hypertension and diabetes (PDF)

2005 Individualism and Privatisation likely to kill Indigenous Health (PDF)

2005 Media Release: Indigenous Leaders to Attend People's Health Assembly in Ecuador (PDF)

Useful Links

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