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Leach V, James R, McManus A, Thompson SC
Health Communication Resources
This toolkit provides advice for Indigenous health professionals about engaging with the media. It covers:
The toolkit includes a worksheet to assist with writing a media release.
The toolkit was produced as part of the Aboriginal health communication project in Western Australia (WA), with input from Aboriginal health and media professionals. The project was a partnership between Health Communication Resources, WA Centre for Health Promotion Research (WACHPR) (Curtin University), Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health (CUCRH), and is funded by Healthway.
A companion toolkit has been produced for journalists, providing guidance on reporting about Australian Indigenous health.