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The Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal is the only national publication written by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers. The Journal is distributed nationally and internationally and has been in circulation since 1977. It is published six times a year and has a broad range of readership. Each issue covers a range of topics including primary health care, community profiles, health promotion, best practice models and workforce issues. Necessary reading for health workers, service providers, program funders and anyone working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service provision.
This newsletter highlights the activities of the not-for-profit Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) organisation. These activities include a dog health program, Animal Management Worker program, education program and an annual dog health conference.
Ayakwa, the Anindilyakwa Land Council newspaper is published on behalf of the Anindilyakwa speaking peoples of the Groote Eylandt archipelago and provides information on local issues, developments and achievements. The newspaper covers a wide range of topics and includes for example:
Campfire is an electronic newsletter about Aboriginal environmental health in Western Australia (WA). Campfire is published by the Environmental Health Directorate within the WA Department of Health, and distributed electronically to allied agencies. The newsletter showcases the achievements and activities of Aboriginal environmental health practitioners and their colleagues in WA. To subscribe to the e-newsletter or to submit an article, contact the Aboriginal Environmental Health branch at the WA Department of Health via email@example.com or (08) 9388 4947.
Caring for Country is a newsletter which highlights the activities of the Alinytjara Wilurara Natural Resources Management Board (Government of South Australia). Topics covered in the newsletter include:
The newsletter is issued four times per year.
Desert Dirt was the newsletter of the Desert Knowledge Co-operative Research Centre (DKCRC), an institute which existed from 2003 to 2010. DKCRC linked Aboriginal and local desert knowledge with science and research training.
Disease Watch is the Western Australian Communicable Diseases Bulletin produced by the Communicable Disease Control Directorate. It provides information on current issues relating to the notification, treatment and prevention of infectious conditions for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Western Australia.
Environmental Health, the journal of the peak organisation Environmental Health Australia, is a quarterly, international, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles on a variety of issues influencing environmental health. Articles published by Environmental Health cover the relationships between the natural, built and social environment and human health. This includes for example the identification, assessment and control of communicable diseases and the general risk assessment and management of environmental health hazards. The journal aims to provide a connection between the science and practice of environmental health, in particular in the Australian and Asia-Pacific regions. It also aims to provide information on environmental health issues relating to Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Indigenous Newslines is a free magazine on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues. It is published quarterly in hard copy and online. It provides information on Australian Government services and programs and includes inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories from across the nation. Topics covered include for example:
Kantri Laif is a newsletter that communicates and promotes the aspirations and research activities of Indigenous land and sea management initiatives across the northern regions of Australia, including Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland and the Torres Strait. The magazine is published once a year and is free.
The Northern Territory (NT) Disease Control Bulletin is produced by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Darwin, on a quarterly basis. The CDC provides a range of services to monitor, control, prevent, and in some instances, eliminate communicable and non communicable diseases throughout the NT. The Bulletin forms part of this service, as it provides professional and community education about critical parts of successful program outcomes.
The 'On the Lands' newsletter is produced by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Division (SA) to recognise and showcase the many activities, including projects, that are occurring on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South Australia. Areas of interest include, for example:
Our place is the newsletter of the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT), an Indigenous science and technology organisation which is helping to secure sustainable livelihoods through appropriate technology.
Topics covered in the newsletter include:
The newsletter is issued three times per year.
The Public Health Bulletin SA aims to increase the vital role population health has in developing healthy and safe communities. It achieves this aim by publishing three times a year, evidence based, peer reviewed articles. Current data and information provided through the bulletin empathises prevention, health promotion and early intervention to enhance public health interventions. Each issue provides a report on the communicable diseases detected in the state for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
This electronic newsletter reports on the building and refurbishment of houses across the Northern Territory for Indigenous people and communities. It includes progress reports and human interest stories on the work that is taking place through the Strategic Indigenous housing and infrastructure program (SIHIP). The SIHIP is part of the Australian Government's National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing.
The Chronicle is a monthly publication produced by the Northern Territory Chronic Diseases Network. It is published by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), which provides a range of services to monitor, control, prevent and in some instances eliminate communicable and non-communicable diseases throughout the Northern Territory. NT-wide programs, policies and strategies are developed via multisectoral consultation and implemented by district CDCs in collaboration with all levels of health care providers. Both professional and community education are critical parts of successful program outcomes.
The WA Environmental Health Directorate newsletter is produced by the Department of Health (WA) and issued on a quarterly basis. The aim of the publication is to keep environmental health and public health professionals, and indviduals with an interest in environmental health, up to date on what's been happening in WA. It covers environmental health issues relevant to Indigenous communities in WA.