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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin


Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal

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.

Communicable Diseases Intelligence (CDI)

Communicable Diseases Intelligence (CDI) is a quarterly publication of the Surveillance Section, Communicable Diseases and Biosecurity Branch, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. CDI aims to disseminate information on the epidemiology and control of communicable disease in Australia by providing current surveillance intelligence on communicable diseases in Australia accompanied by interpretation and expert commentary, publishing articles describing communicable disease surveillance and control and communicable disease epidemiology in Australia, and publishing significant strategic documents relevant to the surveillance and control of communicable disease in Australia.

Disease Watch

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.

Medical Journal of Australia (MJA)

The MJA is Australia's leading peer-reviewed journal of medical practice and clinical research. The MJA is published by the Australasian Medical Publishing Company for the Australian Medical Association.

The print edition appears on the first and third Monday of each month, except that the December issues are combined into one large special issue. The full text of every issue since January 2002 is available on the web (only a selection of articles from 1996 to 2001 is available).

Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin

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 Chronicle

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 Chronicle has regular topics which include screening, mens health and resources. Each edition features a theme. Contributions to the Chronicle are welcome (eg. research, project updates, photographs and new resources).

Last updated: 18 January 2012
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