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Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities: 'Merrigang' newsletter

This newsletter highlights the activities of the not-for-profit Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) organisation.

Subscribers will receive information about AMRRIC's projects, volunteer opportunities and events. These activities include a dog health program, Animal Management Worker program, education program and an annual dog health conference.

Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

The Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin is the electronic journal of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. The purpose of the Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin is to facilitate access to information of relevance to Australian Indigenous health. The HealthBulletin attempts to keep people informed of current events of relevance, as well as information about recent research.

Ayakwa – Anindilyakwa Land Council newspaper

Ayakwa, the Anindilyakwa Land Council newspaper is published on behalf of the Anindilyakwa speaking peoples of the Groote Eylandt archipelago and provides information on local issues, developments and achievements. The newspaper covers a wide range of topics and includes for example:

Beyond Town: Remote Indigenous communities' newsletter (WA)

The Beyond Town: Remote Indigenous communities' newsletter is written by the Government of Western Australia's Department of Housing for Indigenous tenants living in remote Western Australia.

The newsletter is distributed every three months, and contains information for increasing safety and happiness within the community and home environment. The newsletter also provides pertinent information about new housing developments, new housing legislation, and practical topics such as how to test safety devices within the home.

Campfire: WA Aboriginal Environmental Health Branch newsletter

Campfire is an electronic newsletter about Aboriginal environmental health in Western Australia (WA). Campfire is published by the Environmental Health Directorate within the WA Department of Health, and distributed electronically to allied agencies. The newsletter showcases the achievements and activities of Aboriginal environmental health practitioners and their colleagues in WA. To subscribe to the e-newsletter or to submit an article, contact the Aboriginal Environmental Health branch at the WA Department of Health via or (08) 9388 4947.

Caring for Country

Caring for Country is a newsletter which highlights the activities of the Alinytjara Wilurara Natural Resources Management Board (Government of South Australia). Topics covered in the newsletter include:

The newsletter is issued two times per year.

Disease Watch

Disease Watch is the Western Australian Communicable Diseases Bulletin produced by the Communicable Disease Control Directorate. It provides information on current issues relating to the notification, treatment and prevention of infectious conditions for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Western Australia.

Environmental Health Western Australia

The journal of the Western Australian (WA) branch of Environmental Health Australia is published twice a year. It is mailed in hardcopy to members, or is available to the general public in PDF online. The journal features news and trends in environmental health, with particular reference to WA and the Northern Territory. The journal includes some Indigenous content.

Environmental Health: Journal of Environmental Health Australia

Environmental Health, the journal of the peak organisation Environmental Health Australia, is a quarterly, international, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles on a variety of issues influencing environmental health. Articles published by Environmental Health cover the relationships between the natural, built and social environment and human health. This includes for example the identification, assessment and control of communicable diseases and the general risk assessment and management of environmental health hazards. The journal aims to provide a connection between the science and practice of environmental health, in particular in the Australian and Asia-Pacific regions. It also aims to provide information on environmental health issues relating to Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Kantri Laif

Kantri Laif is a newsletter that communicates and promotes the aspirations and research activities of Indigenous land and sea management initiatives across the northern regions of Australia, including Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland and the Torres Strait. The magazine is published once a year and is free.

Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin

The Northern Territory (NT) Disease Control Bulletin is produced by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Darwin, on a quarterly basis.

The CDC provides a range of services to monitor, control, prevent, and in some instances, eliminate communicable and non communicable diseases throughout the NT. The Bulletin forms part of this service, as it provides professional and community education about critical parts of successful program outcomes.

Our place: newsletter of the Centre for Appropriate Technology

Our place is the newsletter of the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT), an Indigenous science and technology organisation which is helping to secure sustainable livelihoods through appropriate technology.

Topics covered in the newsletter include:

The newsletter is issued three times per year.

Progress on the Lands: a newsletter for APY communities

The 'Progress on the Lands' newsletter is produced by the Department of the Premier and Cabinet Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation Division (SA) to recognise and showcase the service provision and the initiatives that have been established to strengthen community governance and collaboration between both the Commonwealth and State Governments, the APY, Community Councils and communities. Areas of interest include, for example:

The newsletter is produced twice yearly.

Public Health Bulletin South Australia

The Public Health Bulletin SA aims to increase the vital role population health has in developing healthy and safe communities. It achieves this aim by publishing three times a year, evidence based, peer reviewed articles. Current data and information provided through the bulletin empathises prevention, health promotion and early intervention to enhance public health interventions. Each issue provides a report on the communicable diseases detected in the state for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

Remote Housing NT eNews

This electronic newsletter reports on the building and refurbishment of houses across the Northern Territory for Indigenous people and communities. It includes progress reports and human interest stories on the work that is taking place through the Strategic Indigenous housing and infrastructure program (SIHIP). The SIHIP is part of the Australian Government's National partnership agreement on remote Indigenous housing.

The Chronicle

The Chronicle is a monthly publication produced by the Northern Territory Chronic Diseases Network. It is published by the Centre for Disease Control (CDC), which provides a range of services to monitor, control, prevent and in some instances eliminate communicable and non-communicable diseases throughout the Northern Territory. NT-wide programs, policies and strategies are developed via multisectoral consultation and implemented by district CDCs in collaboration with all levels of health care providers. Both professional and community education are critical parts of successful program outcomes.

The Chronicle has regular topics which include screening, mens health and resources. Each edition features a theme. Contributions to the Chronicle are welcome (eg. research, project updates, photographs and new resources).

WA Environmental Health Directorate newsletter

The WA Environmental Health Directorate newsletter is produced by the Department of Health (WA) and issued on a quarterly basis. The aim of the publication is to keep environmental health and public health professionals, and indviduals with an interest in environmental health, up to date on what's been happening in WA. It covers environmental health issues relevant to Indigenous communities in WA.

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