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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Mental Health Week 2011: Indigenous timeline fact sheet (2011)

Author

Edwards TE, Barrow G

Publisher

Edith Cowan University Kurongkurl Katitjin Centre for Indigenous Australian Education & Research

City

Perth, WA

Type

Factsheet

 

Description

This factsheet provides an overview of the historical milestones that have impacted on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. These milestones have been presented in a timeline and aim to make people aware of some of the significant events, policies, and reports that have shaped Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing. This resource is particularly relevant for non-Indigenous people but some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people may find the information of interest.

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When to use this resource

The information in this factsheet would assist non-Indigenous mental health practitioners in understanding the factors that have contributed to the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The factsheet may also be helpful for some Aboriginal and Torres Strait mental health practitioners.

Contact details

Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research
Building 15, Room 118
Edith Cowan University
2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050
Ph: (08) 9370 6689

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Last updated: 13 February 2012
 
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