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Programs and projects

This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents' health.

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

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Title Reach Focus
AADS AOD and outreach support services WA
Aboriginal culture and identity program SA
Aboriginal perspective on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - research project WA
Aboriginal youth mental health partnership SA
Aboriginal youth sexual health and didgeridoo project NSW
AFL Kickstart Indigenous programs National
Aggression replacement training QLD
Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs program (Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre) TAS
Alive and kicking goals! Suicide prevention project WA
Alpurrurulam skateboard program NT
Alukura young women's community health program NT
Amp akweke place NT
Ampilatwatja sport 'n' rec program NT
An app to help people with suicidal thoughts National
An evaluation of Aboriginal sexual and reproductive health and viral hepatitis program in selected Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services NSW
Annual National Indigenous basketball championship National
Antecedents of renal disease in Aboriginal children and young adults (ARDAC) study NSW
Asthma and smoking prevention project NT
Asthma child and adolescent program (ACAP) National
Australian nurse-family partnership program National
Back to bush project NSW
Back to culture NT
Balunu Foundation cultural healing program NT
Baroona youth healing centre VIC
Beswick 'Youth at risk strategy' NT
Black chicks talking QLD
Blacktown Aboriginal safety promotion program: engaging and strengthening the Blacktown Aboriginal community through injury prevention and safety promotion NSW
Body language project QLD
Brighter futures NSW
Broome Gurrie youth gathering WA
Bundji Bundji partnership program VIC
BushMob bush adventure therapy program NT
BushMob residential service NT
Cancer directory National
Cancer in Indigenous Australian children National
CanTeen online support platform National
Carnarvon community men's group WA
Carpentaria Shire Council youth support services QLD
Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS) NT
Changing habits and reaching targets program QLD
Child abuse and neglect: developmental pathways in WA children project WA
Clean slate without prejudice NSW
Clontarf Aboriginal College Nutrition program WA
Clontarf football academy WA
Coalition to advance new vaccines against group A streptococcus (CANVAS) project International
Colourful dreaming NSW
Community activity programs through education - Indigenous Police and Citizen Youth Club (Cape PCYC) QLD
Comorbidity action in the north (CAN) project SA
Continuing adolescent life management (CALM) ACT, NSW
Cops and Koori kids fishing workshops NSW
Core of life's National Indigenous program VIC
Culture is life campaign National
Deadly alive healing camps QLD
Deadly choices QLD
Deadly sista girlz WA
Deadly vibe magazine National
Desert feet tour project WA
DIDGE program NSW
Djarindjin youth drop-in centre WA
Don't let your dreams go up in smokes SA
Drink safe community initiative NSW
Drinking in the suburbs: the experiences of Aboriginal young people WA
Driving change NSW
Drug and alcohol program (Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation) ACT
East Arnhem community night patrol and sobering-up services NT
Enhancing infectious diseases surveillance in prison to reduce the threat of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections National
Exploring justice reinvestment as a theory and research methodology: community development approach NSW
Exploring the pathways to contact with juvenile justice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: developing a profile of the risk and protective factors to support a strategy for change WA
F.I.T (Fit Indigenous trainers) club QLD
Fair game WA
Family support service WA
Feeling deadly not shame National
Fighting, alcohol and offending: interventions targeting Aboriginal girls WA
Fuel your future WA
Gascoyne Aboriginal community consultation WA
Get real experience and try (GREaT) nursing and midwifery program WA
Getting it together scheme (GITS) NSW
Girls academy NSW, NT, WA
Go for your life community education program VIC
Good lovin' WA
Gugan Gulwan street beat program ACT
Halo day program WA
Hamilton Downs youth camp NT
Happy kids WA
Heal for life: youth program NSW
Healing land, healing people WA
Health and adverse life outcomes among individuals notified with Fetal alcohol syndrome in Western Australia WA
Healthy active Australia community and schools grants program National
Healthy black and deadly NSW
Healthy living NT
Hearing advisory teachers NT
Hoops 4 health NT
Hope, opportunity, purpose, education and employment (HOPE) VIC
Identifying opportunities for the prevention of harmful use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs among young Noongar (Aboriginal) people in the south-west of Western Australia WA
Illicit drug diversion initiative (IDDI) TAS
Impact Cape York QLD
Improving the management of youth with Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in the justice system WA
In our own words QLD
Independent living for Koori youth with a disability in Shellharbour NSW NSW
Indigenous adolescent sexuality education project NT
Indigenous children's program NT
Indigenous hip hop projects National
Indigenous leadership program National
Indigenous parents support (IPS) WA
Indigenous storybook WA
Indigenous youth justice SA
Indigenous youth skills life development NT
Inside outside ACT
Interdisciplinary research on the knowledge, attitudes and practice of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in the Western Australian court system WA
Intergenerational trauma program WA
Intervention trial to reduce alcohol-related harms among high risk young Indigenous Australians NSW, QLD
It's your choice, now! NSW
Iti japu 'little baby' program NT
Jamanee Gunya cultural experience course NSW
Jaru pirrjirdi (strong voices) program NT
Just one less NSW
Just reinvest NSW NSW
Justice pups NSW
Juvenile justice teams (JJTs) WA
Keys for life WA
Kids protect your lid NSW
Killara youth support service WA
KISS (Keep It Safe Summer) school leavers' program WA
Koori communities leadership program VIC
Koori early school leavers and youth employment program VIC
Koori girls youth program VIC
Koori intensive support program VIC
Koori kids program VIC
Koori mental health project VIC
Koori youth alcohol and drug healing service VIC
Koori youth justice pre and post release program VIC
Koori youth justice program VIC
Kulintja Palyaringkuntjaku project NT, SA, WA
Kumangka drug and alcohol diversion service (IDDI) SA
Kurbingui Youth Development Association (KYDA) Family support program QLD
Learning on country program NT
Life matters for Koori youth in the Western Riverina NSW
Linking youth and families together (LYFT) VIC
Live works program WA
Looma healthy lifestyle program WA
Maali academy program WA
MacDonnell Shire Council community and agency services NT
Make art, make change NSW
MAKINGtheLINK Indigenous program National
Malpa juvenile justice program NT
Maningrida child safety service NT
Marumali youth program QLD
Mental health alcohol tobacco and other drugs service (MHATODS) QLD
Midnight basketball National
Mind the gap VIC
Mooditj WA
Moorditj Ngoorndiak program WA
Moort boodjari mia WA
Mt Theo outstation NT
Mt Theo program NT
Mt Theo program - youth outreach services NT
Multi-systemic therapy (MST) program WA
My way: youth program for remote Cape York communities QLD
National binge drinking campaign: Don't turn a night out into a nightmare National
National Indigenous youth leadership academy (NILYA) National
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council (NPYWC) youth program NT, SA, WA
Ngarandhi project - youth sexual health NSW
Ngukurr youth pathways project NT
Northern Territory early intervention pilot program NT
Now hear trial project NT
Opening doors SA
Operation Flinders SA
Our journey to respect NSW
Our lives project NT
Out there and active program QLD
Panyappi program SA
PASH with a twist WA
PCYC Youth at risk initiative (YARI) program QLD
Petrol sniffing strategy National
Pika Wiya Kuthupa project WA
Positive futures: social inclusion program for young people QLD
Prisoner throughcare QLD
Program for adolescent life management (PALM) ACT, NSW
Promoting Adolescent Sexual Health (PASH) WA
Red dust program at Tiwi College NT
Redkite National
Regional community conferencing WA
Regrets short film project WA
Resourceful adolescent program QLD
Right step program VIC
Riverland young Indigenous men suicide prevention project SA
ROAR program VIC
Safe families NT
Save-a-mate (SAM) and SAM our way National
Sexual health and relationships in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (GOANNA) National
Sexual health: urban Indigenous young people project QLD
Shake a leg NSW
Smart and deadly: community ownership, collaboration and cultural respect for effective Aboriginal sexual health promotion VIC
Snuff out sniffing (SOS) campaign QLD
Solid kids, solid schools WA
Something better QLD
Speak out dual diagnosis program NSW
Sporting chance programme National
Stayin' strong QLD
Step up for our kids ACT
Storytime project NSW
Street corner champion beatball (beatball) WA
Street university NSW
Street youth service SA
Streetlink youth health service SA
Strength 2 strength NT
Strengthening social and emotional wellbeing of Australian Aboriginal people: how does racial identity and related self-esteem mediate the mental wellbeing of Aboriginal people? WA
Strong spirit strong mind metro project WA
Study of environment on Aboriginal resilience and child health (SEARCH) NSW
Suicide prevention in country SA (SPICSA) initiative SA
Surfing participation program VIC
Sustainable personal development for Aboriginal men SA
Take hold ACT
Take the challenge WA
Tangentyere youth activity service NT
Teenagers talk about fad dieting VIC
The 'Domo boys' documentary QLD
The Bridge project VIC
The Juvenile offender sexual and reproductive health (JOSH) survey NSW
The Maranguka intitiative (Bourke justice reinvestment project) NSW
The Vulnerable families project: a study of paternal incarceration and family wellbeing QLD
The youth program National
Therapeutic residential wilderness NT
Tiddas program VIC
Tirkandi Inaburra NSW
Tiwi Islands youth development and diversion unit NT
Triple A: the adolescent asthma action program National
Turnaround program ACT
U-turn program TAS
Uncovering the secrets of Indigenous medicines QLD
Vibe3on3 National
Victorian Aboriginal Health Service youth justice project VIC
Volatile substance abuse program NT
Volatile substance misuse program (Darumbal Community Youth Service) QLD
Wakefield region suicide prevention project SA
Waminda women's health NSW
Wandarma Aboriginal drug and alcohol service NSW
West Coast Eagles Indigenous leadership program WA
Western Australian healthy schools project (WAHSP) WA
WINGS Drop-In Centre - Safe Aboriginal youth NSW
Woorabinda early intervention panel coordination service QLD
Working together for healthier Mullewa kids WA
Wuchopperen youth program QLD
Wugularr youth petrol sniffing prevention program NT
Yanyun lotjpan yapenyebak VIC
Yarn safe National
Yiriman youth project WA
Yirrkala active cooking NT
Young Aboriginal drug and alcohol service (yAdas) TAS
Young and awesome project QLD
Young driver cohort study - the DRIVE study: Indigenous component NSW
Young healers National
Young men's support service VIC
Young persons opportunity program (YPOP) WA
Young warriors intervention and leadership program QLD
Younger people with disability in residential aged care WA
Youth alcohol and drugs program (YAD) QLD
Youth at risk initiative (YARI) QLD
Youth bail options program (YBOP) WA
Youth boot camp program QLD
Youth in communities program NT
Youth Insearch weekend programs NSW, QLD, VIC
Youth justice conferencing New South Wales NSW
Youth justice intensive bail supervision program VIC
Youth off the streets Aboriginal services NSW
Youth on track NSW
Youth reach program QLD
Youth suicide prevention program VIC
Youth supervised treatment intervention regime WA
Youth support program SA
Youth wellbeing cultural rebound project QLD
Last updated: 19 November 2015
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