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Media releases

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Lowitja Institute media releases

The Lowitja Institute will regularly disseminate research findings and advocate for improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. One of the ways we will do this will be through media releases:


Funding for Lowitja Institute invests in First Nations led solutions for health and wellbeing
28 May 2018


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership for better health
9 August 2017


Human rights champion recognised: Ms Pat Anderson AO
9 December 2016

Australia's Lowitja Institute and The Lancet shine spotlight on plight of world's Indigenous and tribal populations
21 April 2016


Outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research leadership recognised
26 November 2015

A Woman of Influence: Ms Pat Anderson AO
15 October 2015

Creating pathways for early career Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers
02 July 2015

New report focuses on improving the patient journey for Aboriginal people
2 June 2015

Lowitja Institute highlights importance of research ethics with award and website launch
19 March 2015

Proposed closure of Western Australian remote communities
11 March 2015

Constitutional recognition will help to make gains in health
5 March 2015

What do citizens really think? Report explores citizens juries views on alternatives to imprisonment
16 February 2015


Victoria's only registered Indigenous architect adds his cultural touch to the new Lowitja Institute HQ
26 September 2014

Lowitja Institute launch program aimed at improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
3 October 2014

Chair of the Lowitja Institute, Pat Anderson appointed Officer of the Order of Australia
9 June 2014 

Lowitja Institute fellowships develop a new generation of Indigenous leaders
June 2014

Aboriginal health leader appointed CEO of the Lowitja Institute
5 May 2014

Indigenous health care in the spotlight at Congress Lowitja 2014
14 April 2014

Innovation delivers results in Indigenous health, conference told
14 April 2014

Indigenous health the big winner as two top researchers reap rewards at Congress Lowitja 2014
26 March 2014

Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council to open Congress Lowitja 2014
19 March 2014

Lowitja Institute Comedy Night (20 March), Comedy Stars Ask Is Racism The New Black
5 March 2014

Lowitja Institute conference strives to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
5 March 2014

Mob gathers In Melbourne for week-long focus on Indigenous health
5 March 2014

Mobs gather in Melbourne for Congress Lowitja 2014
5 March 2014


Lowitja Chair Pat Anderson awarded honorary doctorate
17 December 2013

Lowitja Board goes from strength to strength with two key appointments
10 December 2013

Lowitja Institute appoints new board members
20 August 2013

New tool makes finding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health literature easy
11 July 2013


Leading research institute at risk of closure
12 December 2012

Pat Anderson wins Human Rights Award
10 December 2012

Report shows link between racism and poorer mental health
13 November 2012

Congress Lowitja 2012 kicks off tomorrow!
13 November 2012

Wilcannia Literacy Campaign graduates say 'Yes I Can'
30 August 2012

Lowitja Institute hosts inaugural conference on continuous quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
11 May 2012


Legally Invisible–Lowitja Institute study finds Australian laws and lack of constitutional recognition impedes progress to close the health gap for Australia’s First Peoples
2 December 2011

First Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander to receive Crawford Prize for academic excellence
15 July 2011

Lowitja Institute launches guide to help researchers
12 July 2011

Lowitja Institute opens its doors in Victoria
23 March 2011


Lowitja Institute applauds expert panel
24 December 2010

Lowitja Institute appoints Dr Kerry Arabena as CEO–Ccompleting a solid foundation for the future of Aboriginal and Torres Srait Islander health research
2 August 2010

Created: 25 September 2013 - Updated: 28 May 2018