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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Deadly Dista Girlz

 

Overview

This project aimed to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, implement healthy lifestyle changes around physical activity and nutrition, and close the gap in Aboriginal women's health.

The aims of the program were to:

The Deadly Sista Girlz program provided a range of programs including:

The programs responded to the needs of its members and local community. 

Deadly Sista Girlz were recognised for their hard work and won the 2010 Grace Roberts Award for community organisation as well as the 2010 NSW Premiers Award, for the positive impact on health and lifestyle of Indigenous women.

Abstract adapted from Deadly Sista Girlz

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Last updated: 23 June 2016
 
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