Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-led research for greater health and wellbeing outcomes

8 February, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE – 7 February 2022 Today, the Lowitja Institute opens the door for the second time to support innovative community-led research into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and...

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Mr Selwyn Button appointed new Lowitja Institute Chair

7 December, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE – 06 December 2021 Mr Selwyn Button appointed new Lowitja Institute Chair Lowitja Institute today welcomed health, education and governance leader Mr Selwyn Button, a Gunggari man and...

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Pat Anderson AO steps down as Lowitja Institute Chair after nearly 20 years

3 December, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE – 03 December 2021 Pat Anderson AO steps down as Lowitja Institute Chair after nearly 20 years Lowitja Institute today pays tribute to internationally respected Aboriginal health leader...

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20 new research projects transform Indigenous health research in Australia

11 October, 2021

20 new research projects transform Indigenous health research in Australia Lowitja Institute, Australia’s national institute for community controlled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, has unveiled a landmark program...

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Lowitja Institute congratulates the acknowledgement of the Uluru Statement from The Heart

7 June, 2021

Lowitja Institute has urged the Australian Government to embrace the Uluru Statement from The Heart, which marked its fourth anniversary and was honoured with the 2021 Sydney Peace Prize on...

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Report offers blueprint for embedding cultural determinants of health in policies

20 April, 2021

A new report published by Lowitja Institute provides a blueprint for placing culture at the core of policies affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, showing how the cultural determinants...

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Partnership for Justice in Health urges action on deaths in custody

15 April, 2021

Partnership for Justice in Health urges action on deaths in custody The Partnership for Justice in Health (P4JH) stands in solidarity with the grieving families and communities of loved ones...

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Lowitja Institute: Board communique February 2021

9 April, 2021

Lowitja Institute held its latest quarterly meeting on Tuesday 25 February 2021 via Zoom videoconference. The meeting was chaired by chairperson Pat Anderson AO. Board Appointments: Lowitja Institute welcomed two...

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2021 Close the Gap report is wake up call to governments on Indigenous leadership

18 March, 2021

The 12th annual Close the Gap report — Leadership and Legacy Through Crises: Keeping our Mob safe — is a wake up call to Australian governments that Aboriginal and Torres...

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Board Communique – December 2020

21 December, 2020

Board Communique December 2020 Lowitja Institute held its latest quarterly Board meeting on Thursday, 3 December 2020 via Zoom videoconference. The meeting was chaired by chairperson Pat Anderson AO. Appointments...

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land across Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

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