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Aboriginal prisoner health industry roundtable

November 2007, Canberra

The CRCAH hosted a research development roundtable on Aboriginal prison health in Canberra in November 2007, in partnership with the Public Health Association of Australia and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

The roundtable aimed to bring together community representatives, correction staff (policy, program, management and custodial staff), researchers and advocates in order to:

More than 40 delegates shared ideas with each other in what was believed to be the first national forum of its kind. The dialogue at the roundtable is informing the development of a research agenda in Aboriginal prisoner health and recidivism which is being progressed by the CRCAH and other partner organisations.

Key research priorities from the meeting included:

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