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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's 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
100 women: 100 facets of wisdom WA
A vulvar cancer cluster in young Indigenous women in Arnhem Land: investigation of community knowledge, genetic susceptibility and supportive care response NT
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander well women's screening program SA
Aboriginal families study - Closing the gap in Indigenous maternal and child health outcomes SA
Aboriginal family support service (AFSS) WA
Aboriginal healthy women's project WA
Aboriginal maternal health program WA
Aboriginal women with dependent children leaving prison project NSW
Aboriginal women's healing house NSW
Aboriginal women's health associates program VIC
Aboriginal women's health business unit VIC
Albany Women's Centre WA
Alcohol and pregnancy project WA
Alukura young women's community health program NT
An integrated national assessment of cervical cancer prevention, incidence and survival for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women: a data linkage study National
Anawim emergency housing intake service WA
Anyinginyi Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder project NT
Apunipima baby basket program QLD
Art therapy VIC
Asking questions about alcohol in pregnancy (AQUA) study VIC
Australian longitudinal study on women's health National
Australian nurse-family partnership program National
Baby one program QLD
Better health with Aboriginal Health Workers at King Edward Memorial Hospital WA
Binya Gurang - Promotion of breastfeeding to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women NSW
Birthing on country WA
Black chicks talking QLD
Blue healers - healing through art NSW
Blue Mountains Aboriginal healthy for life program NSW
Boodjari yorga program WA
Boodjari yorgas family care program WA
Boronia Women's Prison Hospitality and catering program WA
Bosom buddies Alice Springs NT
Breaking the cycle WA
Breast Cancer Care WA Indigenous program WA
Breast success for Aboriginal women in Eastern Sydney NSW
BreastScreen Australia program National
BreastScreenNT mobile 4WD NT
Brighter futures NSW
Building a perinatal service model for a Western Australian Aboriginal community WA
Building on women's strengths (BOWS) program QLD
CAAAPU alcohol and other drug programs NT
Campbelltown intergenerational Aboriginal project NSW
Cancer directory National
Change-I am SA
Cherbourg healthy pregnancies project QLD
Closing the gap: Early childhood sustained home visiting for families of Aboriginal infants in an urban community (Bulundidi Gudaga) NSW
Community kitchens program NSW
Congress community health education program (CCHEP) NT
Connections: Aboriginal women's art therapy group NSW
Core of life's National Indigenous program VIC
Crucial connection program QLD
Daisy petals program WA
Darayiga guya mapu (come here: talk feeling) NSW
Deadly sista girlz WA
Deadly tots NSW
Development of a diagnostic instrument for FASD in Australia National
Development of the first screening and diagnostic service for Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in NSW National
Dunjiba SA
Early childhood nutrition and anaemia prevention program NT
Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) adaptation QLD
Enhanced Aboriginal child health schedule WA
Evaluation of information and support for parents and carers of children with a Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder WA
Exploring the impact on Aboriginal women of living with chronic disease National
Exploring the needs of Aboriginal women with co-morbid drug and alcohol and mental health problems NSW
FASD prevention program WA
Female group WA
Female relapse prevention WA
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) knowledge and referral pathways in early childhood settings WA
Fetal alcohol syndrome women's project WA
Fighting for a future: the story of the women of Fitzroy Crossing WA
Folate intake and blood folate levels in the Western Australian Aboriginal population WA
Gomeroi gaaynggal – Gomeroi babies program NSW
Growing strong: feeding you and your baby QLD
Gunbalanya family safety program NT
Heal for life: youth program NSW
HEALInG program: healthy eating activities (and) lifestyles (for) Indigenous groups NSW
Healthy family circle program: supporting women caring for children NSW
Healthy for life National
Healthy for life maternal and child health program WA
Healthy start, healthy life National
Healthy ways project SA
Help me stay strong SA
Hey sis, we've got your back: Aboriginal women's sexual assault network NSW
I'm an Aboriginal dad VIC
Improving pre-pregnancy health and pregnancy outcomes in north Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities QLD
Improving services for women who are pregnant and alcohol dependent National
Improving young women's sexual and reproductive health VIC
Indigenous storybook WA
Indigenous women's project: newborns asthma and parental smoking (NAPS) WA
Indigenous young parents support QLD
Infant feeding guidelines NT
Iti japu 'little baby' program NT
Jean Hailes - Telehealth National
Justice health program NSW
Kalgoorlie accommodation support service (KASS) WA
Kalyakool moort - Always family WA
Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa men's ranger program WA
Kanyirninpa Jukurrpa women's ranger program WA
Karinga women's release and diversion hostel SA
Karpandi elder women's program SA
Koori girls youth program VIC
Koori women get active VIC
Kooris in the kitchen VIC
Kununurra women's fishing group WA
Kurbingui Youth Development Association (KYDA) Family violence project QLD
Learning from central Australian Aboriginal women's experiences: reflections on participation in the CAAC family partnership program in Alice Springs NT
Link out VIC
Making choices: moderate intensity women's program for general offending QLD
Maningrida child safety service NT
Marulu: the Lililwan project WA
Maternal and neonatal outcomes of maternal pituri use National
Maternal health tackling smoking program SA
Moorditj boodjaree yorgers (maternal health program) WA
Moort boodjari mia WA
Moort Warrping Warr (Family playing place) WA
Moree Aboriginal women's community kitchen NSW
Move QLD
Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place: women's network VIC
Murundhu dharaa NSW
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and maternal health exemplar site initiative National
National cervical screening program National
National Indigenous foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) resource project National
New directions bubba's business program QLD
New directions program NSW
Nganampa Health Council Child and maternal health program SA
Ngarrwa NSW
Ngurrungu yolnguwung mala djaamapuy NT
No alcohol in pregnancy is the safest choice campaign WA
No safe amount - the effects of alcohol in pregnancy National
Northern Territory (NT) diabetes in pregnancy partnership NT
Optimising maternity care and breastfeeding outcomes for Aboriginal women in Victoria VIC
Outreach in the outback WA
Outreach Support and Transitional Housing for Itinerant Women, Catherine Booth House NT
Pepi-pod program QLD
PneuMum: a randomised controlled trial of pneumococcal polysaccharide immunisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers to protect their babies from ear disease Not specified
Pretty in pink, a picnic in the park WA
Prevalence of Fetal alcohol syndrome in Western Australia WA
Preventing domestic violence and alcohol abuse program NSW
Quit for new life program NSW
Quit for you quit for two National
Reducing dangers during pregnancy project NSW
ReLink program VIC
Rheumatic heart disease in pregnancy - Australasian maternity outcomes surveillance system (AMOSS) International
ROAR program VIC
Safe families NT
Saranna women and children's program WA
Sea of bellies NSW
Sharing our grandmothers' stories NT
Sistas and aunties program NSW
Sisters day out VIC
Sisters Inside sexual assault counselling service QLD
Social and cultural resilience and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal mothers in prison NSW, WA
Solid Boodjari Yorgas (Indigenous pregnancy and smoking research project) WA
Speak out speak strong NSW
Spread the word NSW
St John of God Social outreach National, WA
Stay strong and healthy – it's worth it NSW
Strong spirit strong future WA
Strong women, strong babies, strong culture NT
Stronga sistas program National
Stronger futures in the Northern Territory NT
Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program National
Survivors: See. Listen. Understand NSW
Targeted housing and support service (THaSS) NSW
The Aboriginal Maternity Services Support Unit (AMSSU) WA
The Bindjareb yorgas health program WA
The Family business: improving the understanding and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women National, QLD
The joy of movement QLD
The Maranguka intitiative (Bourke justice reinvestment project) NSW
The role of an Aboriginal women's group in meeting the high needs of clients attending outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment NSW
The Rural health outreach fund WA
The wake up time weavers NSW
Tiddas program VIC
Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service's Mums and babies program QLD
Training and support unit for Aboriginal mothers, babies, and children NSW
VACRO women's mentoring program VIC
Violence in the lives of Aboriginal mothers in prison: women who use violence NSW, WA
WA Cervical cancer prevention program WA
Walking together program NSW
Well person's health check day QLD
Well women's cancer screening program NT
Women's checkout program VIC
Women's development project NT
Women's healing group SA
Women's health program QLD
Women's kitchen table yarning circles VIC
Women's mentoring program VIC
Wooree Miya woman's refuge WA
Wurli Wurlinjang child and maternal/women's health program NT
Yoka yaanginy healthy activity programme WA
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