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Congress Lowitja 2012 presentations

The Full Program includes Keynote Speaker biographies and abstracts. Several of the individual presentations can be downloaded below.

Distinguished guests and keynote speakers

Official opening of Congress Lowitja 2012 PDF [172KB]Ms Pat Anderson
'Setting the scene': Knowledge exchange and policy-relevant research over the next decade PDF [7.4MB]Professor Ian Anderson
The Aboriginal Canadian experience on knowledge exchange and translation into practice< PDF [1.4MB]Dr Malcom King
Knowledge exchange and translation into practice: Experiences from the ground PDF [4.0MB]Professor Alex Brown
Official Opening of Day 2, Congress Lowitja 2012 PDF [172kB] Mr Ken Wyatt AM, MP 
Implementing innovations in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care: How do we enhance the non-commercial pathway to large-scale impact? PDF [1.1MB]Ms Jenny Brands
Knowledge translation and data: Getting it right through making the invisible, visible PDF [1.5MB] Associate Professor Jane Freemantle  
Official close of Congress Lowitja 2012Mr Mick Gooda
Closing remarks and event summary
Ms Debra Reid

Project origins: How research projects come to be

Empowering our Fellas through research PDF [1.1MB]Mr Jack Bulman
Bridging the clinical systems gap – The journey continues PDF [218KB]Ms Monica Lawrence

Dhunupa Dh^wu: Enhancing strengths, researching with the community in Gapuwiyak

Gatj’puyun, ga ma`\maram dhukarr dhara\anhamirr: Hoping to find a path to understanding

Ms Shirley Nirrpurranydji

Ms Julie Fraser

Processes of quality assurance

Knowledge Translation at Menzies: From a project approach to an organisational approachAssociate Professor Ross Andrews
Research quality, policy engagement and the social construction of knowledgeDr Brendan Gibson
Mr Anthony Murfett 
Value-adding or divided values: Quality assurance in Aboriginal health research PDF [3.2MB]Associate Professor Yin Paradies

Possible futures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research

Interactive WorkshopMs Jenny Brands

Innovative ways to communicate

Knowledge exchange and the LIME NetworkDr Shaun Ewen
Changing traditional communicationMr Paul Stewart 
The transformative potential of social media PDF [2.0MB]Ms Melissa Sweet
Translational research and the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet PDF [1.1MB]Ms Avinna Trzesinski

Projects that change policy and practice through knowledge exchange

'Yarnin’ em good way': Moving from risk to resilience in smoking cessation support within an urban Indigenous primary health care setting PDF [2.2MB]Dr Chelsea Bond
A continuous cycle: Lessons from ABCD translation into policy and practice PDF [2.9MB]Dr Christine Connors
Attempting to improve funding and accountability for the ACCHS sector: Learnings from the Overburden Project PDF [157kB]Professor Judith Dwyer
Use of evidence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health policy development: National context PDF [172kB]Ms Kirrily Harrison
A case study of knowledge exchange which changed practice for Aboriginal people in the ACT Alexander Maconochie Centre PDF [5.5MB]Ms Julie Tongs AM & Ms Nerelle Poroch
Who would have thought! Unexpected results from the Improving Culture of Hospitals Project PDF [493kB]Mr John Willis & Mr Alwin Chong 

Challenges and enablers: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers tell their story

Panel discussion chaired by Ms Kim O'Donnell

Watch challeges and enablers videos

Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver
Mr Raymond Lovett
Dr Felecia Watkin Lui
Ms Donna Weetra

Report Launch by Dr Helen Szoke, Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner:
Mental health impacts of racial discrimination in Victorian Aboriginal communitie: Experiences of Racism survey

Presentation: Experiences of race-based discrimination and mental health in four Victorian Aboriginal communities PDF [157kB]Associate Professor Yin Paradies
Report: Mental Health Impacts of Racial Discrimination in Victorian Aboriginal Communities[Lowitja Publishing]

Newsletter article: Racism a major risk factor for Aboriginal health, report finds

[Wangka Pulka, December 2012]
Created: 05 December 2012 - Updated: 02 February 2016