Embarking on a health research project? Apply now for a Lowitja Institute Major Research Grant

20 May, 2024

Lowitja Institute is excited to announce that applications are now open for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Major Research Grants 2024. This grant opportunity specifically supports innovative and...

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Parliamentary Inquiry into economic self-determination

20 May, 2024

Federal Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, chaired by Mutthi Mutthi and Wamba Wamba woman Senator Jana Stewart, has recently commenced an Inquiry into Economic...

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Supporting research on HIV and viral hepatitis: apply now for GLOWS National Gathering Grant and GLOWS Scholarship streams

29 April, 2024

Applications are now open for Round 1 of the GLOWS National Gathering Grant and GLOWS Scholarship streams.  The Guiding Local Opportunities for Wellbeing (GLOWS) Grant Program 2024–26 offers scholarships and...

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Ongoing support for the Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation

20 March, 2024

Lowitja Institute welcomes the recent announcement by the Australian Government for its ongoing support to enable the Lowitja O’Donoghue Foundation to offer scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people....

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Lowitja Institute calls on governments to hasten action to close the gap

20 March, 2024

The Close the Gap Campaign today urges Australian governments to accelerate action to realise the objectives of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap following the unsuccessful call to enshrine...

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Adjunct Professor Janine Mohamed steps down as Lowitja Institute CEO

29 February, 2024

Today Lowitja Institute announced the departure of its CEO Adjunct Professor Janine Mohamed after five years leading Australia’s only national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled health research institute....

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Lowitja Institute/VACCHO study points to clear accountability gap in Victoria

22 February, 2024

A joint study between Lowitja Institute and VACCHO – Victorian Aboriginal Authority: an initial feasibility study for discussion – underscores the urgent need for a dedicated Aboriginal-led accountability body to...

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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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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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