Tag: indigenous communities

Healthcare

Social Policy

Break Those Chains Sista: Bringing Attention to Domestic Violence In Indigenous Communities

Family & domestic violence have reached epidemic proportions in Australia, impacting all communities. We spoke to Luke Edwards, who is a social worker and songwriter/producer who assisted with the song ‘Break Those Chains Sista’, which was written and developed by a group of indigenous domestic violence survivors. The song will be featured at the upcoming…

16 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Social Policy

Focus on Indigenous healthcare needs to build momentum

National Close the Gap Day - an initiative to promote the healthcare needs of Australia's Indigenous communities - has come and gone for this year. However, industry groups around the country are urging the government to "make every day a Close the Gap Day".  The overarching purpose of the annual event is to highlight the…

24 Mar 2014, by test test