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Deadly Awards finalist for outstanding achievement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, Yamba the honeyant, will be taking his healthy messages on the road again when he and best friend Jacinta Price begin touring their hit stage musical Yamba's Roadshow in Queensland (Qld) and the Northern Territory (NT) next week.
Some remote Indigenous communities are spending as little as 2.2 per cent of total food expenditure on fruit and just 5.4 per cent on vegetables according to a study by the Menzies School of Health Research, published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia.
Aboriginal training organisation Tauondi College, with project partners the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia and South Australia Health, has set up the Live longer! mobile training van project which aims to help prevent chronic disease in Indigenous communities across South Australia by providing free two-day training courses in healthy eating, nutrition and horticulture.
Caroline de Mori, an Indigenous health advocate and founder of the Edge Of Nowhere (EON) Foundation Inc., has been nominated as a Western Australian (WA) State Finalist for the 2013 Australia's Local Hero Award.
The Minister for Indigenous health, Mr Warren Snowdon has announced the latest round of grant recipients for the Local community campaigns to promote better Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health (Live longer! campaign).
A taste of reconciliation was about showing people they could cook and enjoy their own bush food as well as talk about reconciliation around the table, says National Reconciliation Week organiser Donna Moodie.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is hoping to further study the traditional bush fruit gubinge after laboratory tests indicated it may help protect the human body against cancer.
After a nine hour road trip through some of the most beautiful remote country, which features abundant wildlife with everything from brolgas to death adders, the Red Dust team made its way to Lajamanu.
To increase access to its web resource and build the capacity of the frontline health workforce - and to assist the health workforce in 'closing the gap' in Indigenous health - the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet will deliver a program of free workshops across Western Australia (WA) over 18 months from April 2012.
Nutritionists in the Northern Territory and regional Western Australia are amongst those urging locals to take up the 'one change at a time' challenge, the theme for 2012's Australia Healthy Weight Week.
The Director of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, Professor Neil Thomson, today attended the Canberra launch of a new Healthy Lifestyle Worker toolkit to help tackle chronic disease in Indigenous communities.
Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, announced on 27 October 2011, the next steps for developing Australia's first National food plan which will ensure that the government's policy settings are right for Australia over the short, medium and long-term.
Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Chief Minister and Minister for Health, Katy Gallagher, announced on 23 October 2011, funding of $1.2 million through the ACT health promotions grant program to promote good health and prevent chronic disease.
The Northern Territory (NT) Indigenous Business Network was launched in May 2011, and aims to provide a representative voice for Indigenous owned and operated businesses at a Territory, State, Federal and International level.
Queensland Local Government Minister Desley Boyle, members of the Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council, Elders and residents recently inspected Cherbourg Fresh, a new enterprise that is supplying fresh produce to markets as far away as Sydney.
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs has tabled the report of its inquiry into remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community stores entitled Everybody's Business: Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Community Stores.