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Programs and projects

Our core funding only enables us to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health nationally, and does not allow us to comprehensively consolidate this information at state, territory or regional level. Information relating to Indigenous health in New South Wales has been collected as a part of our national focus.

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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
A partnership model in the development and implementation of a collaborative, cardiovascular education program for Aboriginal Health Workers NSW
A-B See with Wor-Ra-Kee (Karuah Family Nutrition and School Access Project) NSW
A-clinic NSW
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health program National
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Outreach Workers National
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research project: Dreaming as one NSW
Aboriginal client service specialists (ACSS) program NSW
Aboriginal communities development program (ACDP) NSW
Aboriginal communities program NSW
Aboriginal communities water supply and sewerage program NSW
Aboriginal drug and alcohol traineeship program (non-government sector) NSW
Aboriginal family health/domestic violence program NSW
Aboriginal fathers stayin' on track NSW
Aboriginal haemodialysis patients NSW
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) continuous quality improvement (CQI) program NSW
Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands: development, delivery and evaluation of a training program for Aboriginal health workers to promote the musculoskeletal health of Indigenous people living in a rural community NSW
Aboriginal health project NSW
Aboriginal land clean-up and prevention program NSW
Aboriginal patterns of cancer care project NSW
Aboriginal road safety awareness and licensing program NSW
Aboriginal self-identification project NSW
Aboriginal sexual health project NSW
Aboriginal suicide and self-harm help-seeking quandary NSW
Aboriginal water initiative program NSW
Aboriginal weaving and terrazzo project NSW
Aboriginal well-being: a cancer journey of healing NSW
Aboriginal women with dependent children leaving prison project NSW
Aboriginal women's healing house NSW
Aboriginal youth health access program NSW
Aboriginal youth sexual health and didgeridoo project NSW
Accreditiation support for registered training organisations National
ACON Aboriginal project NSW
Adult Community Education (ACE) Community Colleges Aboriginal driving programme (previously called 'On the road' Lismore driver education project) NSW
Alcohol action in rural communities project (AARC) NSW
Alcohol and substance abuse program NSW
All children being safe program NSW
An evaluation of Aboriginal sexual and reproductive health and viral hepatitis program in selected Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services NSW
Antecedents of renal disease in Aboriginal children and young adults (ARDAC) study NSW
ARTucation NSW
Asthma child and adolescent program (ACAP) National
Aunty Jean's good health team program - Aboriginal chronic & complex care program NSW
Australian feral camel management project National
Australian Indigenous water roundtable National
Australian nurse-family partnership program National
Back to bush project NSW
Balund-a NSW
Belonging to family NSW
Benelong's haven NSW
Bila Muuji smoking cessation project NSW
Bila Muuji social emotional wellbeing initiative NSW
Binya Gurang - Promotion of breastfeeding to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women NSW
Biyani NSW
Black on Track Indigenous healing program NSW
Blue Mountains Aboriginal healthy for life program NSW
Boomerang caring program NSW
Boomerangs parenting program NSW
Bootcamp 4 life program NSW, QLD
Bourke alcohol working group NSW
Bran nue me, better your health & fitness NSW, VIC
Breaking the cycle of alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous communities QLD, SA, WA
Breast success for Aboriginal women in Eastern Sydney NSW
BreastScreen Australia program National
Brighter futures NSW
Bring the mob home safely NSW
Bringing them home National
Broken Hill Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention Legal Service NSW
Brothers inside NSW
Building healthy communities project NSW
Building Research Evidence to Address Aboriginal Tobacco Habits (BREATHE) NSW
Building the infrastructure for antiviral treatment of chronic hepatitis C in prisoners across Australia National, NSW
Bulgarr Ngaru alcohol and other drug program NSW
Bulgarr Ngaru fruit and vegetable program and market garden NSW
Bulgarr Ngaru sexual health program NSW
Bushfire resilience program for Aboriginal communities NSW
Bushfood Sensations NSW
Butt out boondah (smoke) NSW
Campbelltown intergenerational Aboriginal project NSW
Cannabis: it's not our culture NSW, NT, QLD, VIC
Care circles NSW
Centacare driver licensing program NSW
Check my risk campaign National
Children and family centres (Indigenous early childhood development) National
Clean slate without prejudice NSW
Clean teeth, wicked smiles NSW
Clontarf football academy WA
Closing the gap clearinghouse National
Coffs Jaliigirr project NSW
Colourful dreaming NSW
Community consultation rapid scoping project (RISE project) NSW
Community greening program NSW
Community kitchens program NSW
Community reinforcement and family training (CRAFT) for rural Aboriginal families NSW
Community water planner field guide project National
CommunityMatters National
Comparative youth penality project International, NSW, QLD, VIC, WA
Comparing the psychosocial health status of sex and non-sex offenders in NSW prisons NSW
Connecting communities - Moree's shared pathway project NSW
Connections: Aboriginal women's art therapy group NSW
Continence education in remote Australia project (CERAP) for Indigenous Health Workers National
Continuing adolescent life management (CALM) ACT, NSW
Cooking classes for diabetes program NSW
Cops and Koori kids fishing workshops NSW
Court referral of eligible defendants into treatment (CREDIT) NSW
Crunch&Sip National
Culburra-Orient Point Aboriginal nutrition project NSW
Custody notification service ACT, NSW
Darayiga guya mapu (come here: talk feeling) NSW
Deadly liver mob project NSW
Deadly sista girlz NSW
Deadly vibe magazine National
Developing a sustainable model of service delivery for oncology services in regional Australia NSW, VIC
Developing linkages between an Indigenous population and a palliative care service NSW
Development of a protocol for the development and delivery of road safety programs in Indigenous communities National
Dharah Gibinj respiratory program NSW
Diabetes camp NSW
DIDGE program NSW
Djirruwang program NSW
Does traumatic brain injury lead to offending behaviour? NSW, WA
Doubly disadvantaged: harnessing elements of resilience and establishing information for systems change NSW
Drink safe community initiative NSW
Driving change NSW
Drug and alcohol and mental health information management project NSW
Drug and alcohol network NSW
Drug and alcohol program (Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service) NSW
Dthina yuwali NSW
Early detection of chronic kidney disease in Aboriginal people NSW
Early intervention in psychosis: exploring the occurrence of psychosis among offenders and extending best clinical practice to an offender population (Improving mental health screening of prisoners) NSW
Elite Indigenous travel and accommodation assistance program (EITAAP) National
Employment of Aboriginal Health Workers/Liaison Officers National
ETHOS cohort (Enhancement treatment for hepatitis C in opioid substitution settings) NSW
Evaluation of a pharmacist-led, medicines education program for Aboriginal Health Workers NSW
Examining a core assumption of policy and services for older Indigenous Australians National
Exploring associations between health, morbidity and psychological wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants of the 45 and up study NSW
Exploring justice reinvestment as a theory and research methodology: community development approach NSW
Exploring the needs of Aboriginal women with co-morbid drug and alcohol and mental health problems NSW
Factors influencing renal development and function in Indigenous Australians: the roles of preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction and maternal renal health NSW
Fall prevention in older Aboriginal people in New South Wales NSW
Family health (Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation) NSW
Family law early intervention unit NSW
Family Violence Partnership Program (FVPP) National
Family violence prevention legal service program National
Family Violence Regional Activities Program (FVRAP) National
Family worker training and development programme (Family worker training) NSW
Far West Area Health Service mental health integration project NSW
Feasibility and effectiveness of a family-based intervention for Indigenous Australians with alcohol dependence NSW
Feeling deadly not shame National
Firesticks NSW
Fixing houses for better health projects (Housing for health) National
Food, family, community program NSW
Food, Traditional Aboriginal Knowledge and the Expansion of the Settler Economy National
Fresh for kids NSW
Fresh tastes NSW healthy school canteen strategy NSW
Fruit & Vegetable Kit for Aboriginal Health NSW
Gamarada men's program NSW
Gettin rid of the Gammin (synthetic) spirits program NSW
Getting about Aboriginal bus licensing program NSW
Getting it together scheme (GITS) NSW
Girls academy NSW, NT, WA
Give up the smokes (GUTS) NSW
Go for 2 & 5 National
Go4fun - healthy, active, happy kids NSW
Gomeroi gaaynggal – Gomeroi babies program NSW
Good for kids good for life NSW
Good medicines better health National
Good start breakfast club National
Good tucker all round NSW
Goori diabetes complication and assessment clinics NSW
Growing our own NSW
Gulgihwen residential program NSW
Gundi employment project NSW
Harm minimisation project (AH&MRC) NSW
Heal for life: adult program NSW
Heal for life: youth program NSW
HEALInG program: healthy eating activities (and) lifestyles (for) Indigenous groups NSW
Health of the nation outcome scale (HONOS) study NSW
Healthy active ambassadors program National
Healthy active Australia community and schools grants program National
Healthy black and deadly NSW
Healthy dogs, healthy communities: evaluating the impact of new interdiscplinary interventions to enhance dog health and welfare in remote Indigenous communities National
Healthy family circle program NSW
Healthy food awareness program NSW
Healthy for life National
Healthy housing worker program in far west New South Wales NSW
Healthy Kids - Food is fun project NSW
Healthy Kids - Healthy food for kids in care project NSW
Healthy Kids - Healthy kids, eat right, play right NSW
Healthy lifestyle and weight management program NSW
Healthy lifestyle program NSW
Healthy stories National
Heartbeat: a University of Western Sydney schools engagement program NSW
Hepatitis C research program NSW
Hey sis, we've got your back: Aboriginal women's sexual assault network NSW
Hib immunise Australia program National
Hockey Australia's National Indigenous program NSW, NT, QLD, WA
Holding our tongues National
Home and community care (HACC) program National
Home safe home NSW
Hoops 4 health NT
Hotspots fire project NSW
Hunter New England Aboriginal employment program NSW
Identifying pedagogical factors enabling success in elite level team sport for Indigenous Australians: Lessons for closing the gap National
Immunise Australia program National
Improving the capacity of workers in Indigenous communities National
Improving the culture of hospitals for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people National
Improving the health of our mob through research National
Independent living for Koori youth with a disability in Shellharbour NSW NSW
Indigenous advancement strategy (IAS) National
Indigenous alcohol and other drug workers' wellbeing, stress and burnout project National
Indigenous Australian Government development program (IAGDP) National
Indigenous community dog health program NSW
Indigenous diabetic foot program QLD
Indigenous employment program (IEP) National
Indigenous health services e - learning program National
Indigenous leadership program National
Indigenous management academy initiative NSW
Indigenous mountain bike project (IMTBP) NSW
Indigenous people with dementia National
Indigenous Professional Support Unit National
Indigenous resiliency project National
Indigenous safe systems demonstration project 2010 National, WA
Indigenous suicide prevention training package NSW
Indigenous tobacco control initiative National
Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion for Urban Aboriginal Children and Youth in South Western Sydney NSW
Integrating and sustaining use of health information technology (IT) systems for alcohol screening and intervention by Indigenous health practitioners NSW
Intervention trial to reduce alcohol-related harms among high risk young Indigenous Australians NSW, QLD
INTRA programs NSW
Investigating cross-cultural responses to the introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine National
It's your choice! Have a voice! rights, respect, responsibility 2013 NSW
It's your choice, now! NSW
Jailbreak health project NSW
Jamanee Gunya cultural experience course NSW
Journey beyond road trauma website National
Jumna wal NSW
Jump rope for heart outreach program NSW
Just one less NSW
Just reinvest NSW NSW
Justice health program NSW
Justice pups NSW
Kamilaroi ageing and disability services NSW
Katungul Aboriginal Corporation substance use services NSW
Kempsey community ‘linking the arts and health service' pilot project NSW
Kids protect your lid NSW
KidsMatter National
Koori community kitchen program NSW
Koori cook off program NSW
Koori fathering project NSW
Koori growing old well study NSW
Koori kids Koori smiles oral health program NSW
Koori kids wellbeing project NSW
Koori kitchen NSW
Koori kook up NSW
Koori walkabout NSW
Langton centre alcohol and other drug services NSW
Learn earn legend! National
Let's yarn with the whole Aboriginal community of Albury/Wodonga about cancer prevention, early diagnosis and better outcomes NSW, VIC
Life matters for Koori youth in the Western Riverina NSW
Lifescripts: advice for healthy living National
Link-up National
Live outside the box primary school project NSW
Long-term outcomes of forgotten Australians (LOFA) study NSW
Magistrates' early referral into treatment (MERIT) program NSW
Many rivers diabetes prevention project NSW
Marrin Weejali Aboriginal alcohol and other drug programs NSW
Marumali healing program National
Marumali program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander within correctional facilities National
Maternity Immunisation Allowance National
Mensheds Australia National
Mental health first aid guidelines project National
Mental health first aid training and research program National
Mental health training for workers in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities National
Mindframe national media initiative National
Miruma NSW
Mister germ hygiene and nutrition program NSW
Mootang tarimi (living longer) outreach screening program NSW
Moree Aboriginal women's community kitchen NSW
Murdi Paaki drug and alcohol network NSW
My moola opening financial pathways program National
Naltrexone for reducing alcohol consumption: a health promotion project NSW
National Aboriginal and Islander children's day (4 August annually) National
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child and maternal health exemplar site initiative National
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health program National
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nutrition Strategy and Action Plan 2000-2010 (NATSINSAP) National
National bowel cancer screening program National
National building program (formerly AusLink) National
National cervical screening program National
National child nutrition projects National
National children's diet and physical activity survey National
National diabetes services scheme (NDSS) National
National disability advocacy program (NDAP) National
National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) programme National
National Indigenous palliative care project National
NCIE fitness NSW
New directions program NSW
New England North West license training project NSW
Ngarandhi project - youth sexual health NSW
No bars NSW
No smokes North Coast, blow away the smokes project NSW
North Coast Area Health Service Aboriginal environmental health program NSW
Nourishing culture and developing social capital in a community garden NSW
NSW Aboriginal ear health program NSW
NSW Aboriginal mental health workforce program NSW
NSW ambulance Aboriginal cardiac education program NSW
NSW spectacles program NSW
NSW younger people in residential aged care NSW
Nutrition Plus school project NSW, NT
Nutrition ready-to-go at out of school hours care (OOSHC) NSW
Oolong house residential program NSW
Opioid substitution treatment (Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney) NSW
Orana haven NSW
Personal helpers and mentors (PHaMs) program National
Plumbing health check program NSW
Policing implications of illicit drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities NSW
Prevent diabetes live life well program NSW
Preventing domestic violence and alcohol abuse program NSW
Prison based treatment for alcohol and other related drug use among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people NSW
Prisoner throughcare ACT, NSW
Professional needs of Aboriginal drug and alcohol workers in NSW NSW
Program for adolescent life management (PALM) ACT, NSW
Program of appliances for disabled people NSW
Protecting our places program NSW
Quality improvement program planning system (QIPPS) International
Quick meals for Kooris NSW
Red dust healing program National
Reducing alcohol-related injury and violence in rural Aboriginal communities NSW
Reducing dangers during pregnancy project NSW
Reducing impulsivity in repeat-violent offenders using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor NSW
Rekindling the spirit NSW
Remote Indigenous Gardens Network project National
Remote Indigenous stores and takeaways project National
Responding Early Assisting Children (REACh) National
Rites of passage:a pilot study of an early intervention for young Aboriginal people NSW
Road safety infrastructure assessments of 66 Aboriginal communities NSW
Rural alcohol diversion (RAD) program NSW
Safe Aboriginal youth (SAY) program NSW
Safe Koori kids: community based approaches to Indigenous injury prevention NSW
Safety promotion and injury prevention program for rural and remote Aboriginal health and community workers NSW
Seeding success: identifying factors that contribute to positive early childhood health and development in Aboriginal children National, NSW
Sexual health and attitudes of Australian prisoners National
Shake a leg NSW
Smart and deadly: community ownership, collaboration and cultural respect for effective Aboriginal sexual health promotion VIC
SmokeCheck: the NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco prevention project NSW
Smokers program and its evaluation project (Paakantji Kiira-Muuku) NSW
Sober driver program NSW
Social and cultural resilience and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal mothers in prison NSW, WA
Social and emotional wellbeing regional centres National
Social and emotional wellbeing team (Albury Wodonga Aboriginal Health Service) NSW
Social capital of men in prison NSW
South Western Sydney drug health services NSW
Speak out dual diagnosis program NSW
Speak out speak strong NSW
Sports ability National
Spread the word NSW
Spring into shape program NSW
Stay strong and healthy – it's worth it NSW
Stimulant treatment program (STP) NSW
Storytime project NSW
Street beat NSW
Street university NSW
Strong smiles program NSW
Study of environment on Aboriginal resilience and child health (SEARCH) NSW
Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) National
Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program National
Supportive care needs assessment tool - project implementation NSW, NT, VIC
Surveillance and treatment of prisoners with hepatitis C (SToP-C) NSW
Survivors: See. Listen. Understand NSW
Tackling smoking and healthy lifestyle program (WACHS) NSW
Taree community drug action team NSW
Targeted housing and support service (THaSS) NSW
Technology transfer officer dealing with water quality and treatment in Indigenous communities National
Ten deserts NSW, NT, QLD, SA, WA
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gay, sistergirl and transgender HIV/AIDS sexual health project National
The Aboriginal cancer partnership project NSW
The Aboriginal pathways to diagnosis study NSW
The belonging project NSW, QLD
The Glen centre (Ngaimpe Aboriginal Corporation) NSW
The Juvenile offender sexual and reproductive health (JOSH) survey NSW
The Kanyini guidelines adherence with the polypill study - Kanyini GAP National
The management of children with otitis media: a survey of Australian Aboriginal Medical Services National
The Maranguka intitiative (Bourke justice reinvestment project) NSW
The Ministerial Council for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Indigenous population project National
The Nangala project National
The Quirindi waste management project NSW
The RACGP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women's Project: supporting GPs to improve early detection and management of breast and cervical cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women National
The role of an Aboriginal women's group in meeting the high needs of clients attending outpatient alcohol and other drug treatment NSW
The wake up time weavers NSW
Tiddalick takes on teeth NSW
Tirkandi Inaburra NSW
Tobacco resistance and control (A-TRAC) program NSW
Tomorrow people National
Tooty fruity vegie pilot project NSW
Tooty fruity vegie project National
TORPEDO study National
Train the trainer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers National
Transitional alcohol and other drugs project NSW
Tri-state STI/HIV project National
Uncle-Nephew Program National
Vibe3on3 National
Violence in the lives of Aboriginal mothers in prison: women who use violence NSW, WA
Walkabout kitchen project NSW
Walking program National
Waminda Aboriginal women's health and wellbeing program ('Dead or deadly?') NSW
Wandarma Aboriginal drug and alcohol service NSW
Waste less, recycle more initiative NSW
Watchful waiting for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children with acute otitis media (WATCH) trial NSW
Water aerobics program NSW
Water and wastewater services in remote (including Indigenous) communities National
Wayback NSW
Weaving the net NSW
Weigelli Centre residential alcohol and other drug program NSW
Where's the shame, love your liver campaign NSW
Wild dog knowledge gap project NSW
Working on country program National
Working together NSW
Yetta Dhinnakal Correctional Centre NSW
Yindyama la NSW
Younger people with disability in residential aged care National
Your life, your culture, you choose National
Your mob, my mob, our mob NSW
Youth Insearch weekend programs NSW, QLD, VIC
Youth justice conferencing New South Wales NSW
Youth Koori court NSW
Youth off the streets Aboriginal services NSW
Youth on track NSW
Last updated: 24 November 2015
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