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Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Health and Ageing Australia
This documentary is a compilation of five videos, all of which depict a different community's approach to the prevention of petrol sniffing.
The five communities represented are: Yuendemu (the Mt Theo program), Alice Springs (the BushMob program), Mutitjulu, Papunya, and Docker River, all located within the Northern Territory. Completed in 2007, the documentary was funded by the Department of Health and Ageing and produced by Imparja Television Pty Ltd.
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Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
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Barton ACT 2600
PO Box 6500
Canberra ACT 2600
Ph: (02) 6271 5111
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In 2005, the Australian Government implemented a whole-of-government Petrol Sniffing Strategy in response to the effects of petrol sniffing in some Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.