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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

Home safe home



The Home safe home program is concerned with the issue of safety in the home, for Aboriginal people in the Greater Western Sydney region in NSW. It operates under the Blacktown Aboriginal safety promotion program. The Home safe home program is described as a 'safe home auditing' program which is similar to the Housing for health program run by Healthabitat (see program and projects section on this page for further information).

The program involves:

The program takes a holistic approach to home safety, it has developed slowly over time and takes into consideration the individual needs of the householders it is assisting.


Wendy Bryan-Clothier
Locked mail bag 7118
Parramatta NSW 2150
Ph: (02) 9840 3603

Related publications

Bryan-Clothier W (2007)

Blacktown Aboriginal safety promotion program - Home Safe Home project stream.

Paper presented at the 6th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference. 22-23 May 2007, Cairns

Blacktown Aboriginal Safety Promotion Program (2008)

Blacktown Aboriginal Safety Promotion Program: engaging and strengthening the Blacktown Aboriginal community through injury prevention and safety promotion.

intouch; 25(3): 7-8


Last updated: 11 September 2013
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