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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Buckle up safely: safe travel for Aboriginal children

 

Overview

The Buckle up safely program aims to improve Aboriginal child safety while travelling in road vehicles. The program provides:

This program has shown to be acceptable by Indigenous communities in a pilot evaluation carried out in two Aboriginal community controlled health services. It will be delivered in partnership with local community organisations in 12 locations across New South Wales and it's effectiveness further evaluated.

Abstract adapted from The George Institute for Global Health

Contacts

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 13, 321 Kent St
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph: (02) 9657 0300
Fax: (02) 9657 0301
Email: info@georgeinstitute.org

Related publications

Hunter K, Clapham K, Lyford M, Keay L, Brown J, Bilston L, Fegan M, Ivers RQ (2010)

Buckle up safely for Indigenous children: development and evaluation of a preschool based education program to increase correct use of appropriate child restraints.

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Last updated: 2 June 2014
 
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