Consultation on the Indigenous Research Excellence Criteria (IREC) is now complete

1 February, 2024

Last year, Lowitja Institute made a submission to the national consultation to review NHMRC’s Indigenous Research Excellence Criteria (IREC) and facilitated consultation activities at the Institute’s 3rd International Indigenous Health...

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Uncle Pat Dodson retires following a glittering career

30 January, 2024

Respected nationwide as ‘the father of reconciliation’, the great Yawuru Elder Senator Uncle Pat Dodson has spent 40 years championing justice and working to advance our peoples’ rights. Most recently,...

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Taking Control of Our Data: A Discussion Paper on Indigenous Data Governance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities

30 January, 2024

Lowitja Institute is proud to publish ‘Taking Control of Our Data: A Discussion Paper on Indigenous Data Governance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and Communities‘ – our first...

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GLOWS Grant Program to support efforts to eliminate HIV and viral hepatitis

18 January, 2024

In partnership with Gilead Sciences and The University of Queensland (UQ) Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, today we unveil the Guiding Local Opportunities for Wellbeing (GLOWS) Indigenous Health Grant Program,...

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Lowitja Institute Scholarships now open

27 November, 2023

Applications for our 2024 scholarships are now open! Lowitja Institute scholarships contribute to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership of health research by providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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Congratulations to Lowitja Institute CEO named 2024 Australian of the Year for Victoria

15 November, 2023

Lowitja Institute is proud to acknowledge Adjunct Professor Janine Mohamed as Australian of the Year for Victoria. As Chief Executive Officer for Lowitja Institute since 2019, Janine Mohamed was chosen...

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Climate Change and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health: position paper and roundtable

13 November, 2023

Lowitja Institute has published a policy position paper, Let’s walk together, work together, we’ll be stronger together: The need for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coalition on Climate and...

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Lowitja Institute Seeding Grant Scheme

6 October, 2023

The Lowitja Institute Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Seeding Grant Scheme has been redesigned and will offer three separate funding streams. The streams aim to support all levels of research...

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Lowitja Institute position paper: Voice to Parliament offers significant economic benefits

28 September, 2023

Lowitja Institute has identified significant economic benefits, including the potential for up to $10 billion a year savings in health, from a constitutionally embedded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice...

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Webinar: Why a Voice matters to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

28 September, 2023

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in Lowitja Institute’s October 2023 webinar, ‘Why a Voice matters for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health’, which featured Pat Anderson AO,...

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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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