Tackling everyday racism major key to closing the gap on psychological distress

14 December, 2022

Everyday racial discrimination experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people could explain nearly half of the overall gap in psychological distress they experience compared to non-Indigenous Australians, according to...

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The power of nation building to improve Indigenous peoples’ health and wellbeing

30 August, 2022

A new discussion paper sets a framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to take control of their health and wellbeing through nation building. The discussion paper, Indigenous Nation...

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Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation launched today in honour of Dr O’Donoghue’s 90th birthday

1 August, 2022

Lowitja Institute is proud to launch the Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation in honour of Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue AC CBE DSG on her 90th birthday. Dr Lowitja O’Donoghue is a proud Yankunytjatjara...

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Lowitja Institute welcomes new Federal Government and commitment to Uluru Statement from the Heart

23 May, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 23 May 2022 The Lowitja Institute welcomes the election of the Labor Federal Government and, in particular, its commitment to the full implementation of the Uluru Statement...

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Health Journey Mapping: embedding culturally safe practices into healthcare

13 April, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 13 April 2022   Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people often experience complex and challenging health care journeys that are culturally unsafe, leading to adverse health outcomes....

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Lowitja Institute launches Indigenous Data Sovereignty evaluation toolkit 

31 March, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 31 March 2022 The Lowitja Institute today launched the Indigenous Data Sovereignty Readiness Assessment and Evaluation Toolkit for researchers, governments, and communities, to strengthen community control use and protection...

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Lowitja Institute welcomes Dr Michelle Kennedy to champion Aboriginal-led research

29 March, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 29 March 2022 The Lowitja Institute welcomes the appointment of Dr Michelle Kennedy to the role of executive manager – research and knowledge translation. Dr Kennedy is a...

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Lowitja Institute urges transformation of power and systems to Close the Gap for the next generation

17 March, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: 17 March 2022 Lowitja Institute CEO Adjunct Professor Janine Mohamed said the Close the Gap Campaign Report 2022 – Transforming Power: Voices for Generational Change is a blueprint...

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It’s time to address systemic racism to improve kidney care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

10 March, 2022

It’s time to address systemic racism to improve kidney care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Media advisory: Details below of the Adelaide launch of the report, which includes...

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Funding welcomed for Aboriginal-led health research

7 March, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 7 March 2022 Lowitja Institute today welcomed federal funding commitment for its work as a significant investment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. Minister...

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