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The Indigenous storybook project allows Aboriginal peoples to share their public health experiences in a friendly, non-threatening way. The project will be a record of the work being completed by Aboriginal peoples in public health and related professions throughout Western Australia. The storybook aims to:
Each edition of the storybook will focus on a different region of Western Australia with detailed information on programs, organisations, and individuals.
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia
Faculty of Health Science
GPO Box U1987
Perth WA 6845
Ph: (08) 9266 9078
Fax: (08) 9266 9244
The West Australian Indigenous storybook (The storybook) is the first in a series of Indigenous storybooks showcasing the achievements of Indigenous communities and people across Western Australia. The stories are from the Kimberley and Pilbara regions. The stories of programs contained within The storybook cover a range of social, economic, health and environmental health achievements. The intention of each program was to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of Indigenous people.
The storybook shares both the successes and failures of the programs, and it is hoped that this will encourage a change in how Indigenous programs are planned, delivered and disseminated.
The storybook covers a range of programs including:
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia's third edition of the WA Indigenous storybook has compiled a collection of positive stories that celebrate the achievements of Indigenous people in the Midwest and Pilbara regions of Western Australia (WA). The 13 diverse stories in the third edition highlight and address issues affecting Indigenous people and communities across the two regions and discuss topics about leadership, environmental health, community gardens and employment, the importance of language and personal journeys.
Abstract adapted from the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA
The West Australian Indigenous storybook: celebrating and sharing good news stories: the Perth and Peel Regions edition celebrates the achievement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and organisations across the state of Western Australia (WA) in contributing to the health and social wellbeing of Indigenous people.
This edition of the storybook - the second in a series produced by the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA - focuses on the Perth and Peel regions of WA, and contains 13 stories. The stories showcase programs and initiatives over a range of social, economic, health and environmental health areas that aim to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of Indigenous people.
Abstract adapted from the Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia