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7th National Indigenous Environmental Health Conference



The 7th Environmental Health Conference centred around the theme 'Better health in a changing environment'.

The conference aimed to:

The conference was aimed for people and agencies involved in the delivery and or development of environmental health services or environmental health initiatives within Indigenous communities, including: environmental health officers/workers/practitioners; Aboriginal health workers; CDEP workers and supervisors; community council members; community house providers; essential service providers; health promotion officers; primary health care workers; directors and managers of environmental health services and town clerks and local government CEOs.

HealthInfoNet Cafe

The Indigenous Environmental Health Practitioners web resource was launched at this conference. Jane Burns, Senior Research Officer, HealthInfoNet gave a joint presentation with Sonja Carmichael, Senior Policy Officer, Indigenous Environmental Health, Queensland Health, titled 'Building a one stop info-shop for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health practitioners on the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. Jane Burns and Director, Neil Thomson ran a HealthInfoNet cafe.

Indigenous delegates Joseph Drayton and Cody Winter Thaddeus Nagas and Professor Neil Thomson
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes


Adam Druce
NATSIEH Conference Secretariat
Conference Management Solutions
PO Box 776, Heathcote, Vic 3523
Ph: (03) 9018 9332
Fax: (03) 5433 3636


Last updated: 13 July 2009
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