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Indigenous good news storybook launched

Date posted: 6 January 2014

Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia (PHAIWA) launched the fourth edition of its Indigenous storybook in December 2013. This edition celebrates and shares experiences from the Goldfields, Esperance and Great Southern regions of Western Australia (WA). It showcases successful health projects of all kinds from sports, to media and culture, as well as personal stories.

PHAIWA believes story telling is a creative avenue to disseminate information to many people in a user friendly and non-threatening way. The stories aims to encourage change in the planning, delivery and dissemination of public health projects. PHAIWA works directly with the storytellers in supporting them to publish and present their stories, or indirectly through communities and partners who read a story and consider it replicable in their own settings.

The storybook aims to:

PHAIWA has formed an overarching Steering Committee to oversee the concept and to assist with recruiting storytellers.

Source: Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia and ABC Goldfields News 


Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA
Faculty of Health Sciences
GPO Box U1987
Perth WA 6845
Ph: (08) 9266 1544
Fax: (08) 9266 9244

ABC Goldfields News
353 Hannan Street
PO Box 125
Kalgoorlie WA 6430
Ph: (08) 9093 7011
Fax: (08) 9093 7099 


Last updated: 6 January 2014
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