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The Awabakal deadly choices program aims to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health by educating and empowering local Indigenous people living in the Hunter region of New South Wales. The program is aimed at males and females above 10 years old and is usually run in groups of eight or more participants for training in making healthy lifestyle choices. The program offers the following services:
The program started in Queensland and is facilitated by the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. In the Hunter region the program is run by Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-operative in partnership with the Hunter Breast Cancer Foundation and the Newcastle Knights.
Abstract adapted from Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd.
Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd.
8-10 Hudson St
Hamilton NSW 2303
Ph: (02) 4940 8103