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Keeping kids strong and healthy

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents on how to raise strong and healthy kids.

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Support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families deal with a complex set of reasons for why extra support is needed for raising happy, healthy children.

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Family health services for you and your baby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services focus on good health for both mothers and their children.

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Mental health resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people need their own voices of Lived Experience heard to help mental health services create appropriate solutions.

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What's New | Family Planning NSW

Aboriginal Contraception kit The Aboriginal contraception is a teaching resource designed for Aboriginal Health Workers. The artwork was created by an Aboriginal artist to incorporate images that reflect Aboriginal culture. The kit contains samples of the variety of contraceptives available, information about contraception and resources that Aboriginal Health Workers can use

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We are strong and proud! Strengths for us and our mob

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander = strong and proud! As Indigenous people we can heal the effects of the past. We can heal some of the past trauma that we’ve experienced and get through the tough times we face now. We can use our culture to help us heal.

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

Indigenous Australians’ use of health services - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

To evaluate whether the health system is meeting adequately the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it is important to understand the use of and access to quality care, including...

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Eye Health - Health Topics - Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

While Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children often have better eyesight than non-Indigenous children, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are three times more likely to experience vision loss or blindness than non-Indigenous adults. Uncorrected refractive error, cataracts and diabetic retinopathy are the main causes of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Around 90% of vision loss and blindness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is preventable or treatable, and there are positive signs that eye health initiatives are closing the vision gap.

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Indigenous Australians - Services Australia

Payments and services if you’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian.

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Women - Healing - Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Women Healing is designed to empower communities and individuals to take control of their lives and help improve and restore wellbeing, by addressing distress and overcoming trauma

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