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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 Queensland 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.


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Title Reach Focus
2 spirits QLD
A comparative study of the patterns of care, comorbidities and quality of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people with cancer QLD
Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Services clinical excellence (ACE) program QLD
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander drivers licensing project QLD
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Go for 2 and 5 campaign Queensland QLD
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker/Practitioner Training Pathway Model project NT, QLD, WA
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander online peer support program QLD
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resilience project QLD
Aboriginal knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of respiratory illness QLD
Aboriginal responses to climate change in arid zone Australia - regional understandings and capacity building for adaptation QLD
Accreditiation support for registered training organisations National
Accurate assessment of renal function and progression of chronic kidney disease in Indigenous Australians (eGFR study) NT, QLD, WA
Achievements under the Queensland Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Strategy 2001-2006 QLD
Active-ate QLD
Acute respiratory illness follow up study QLD
Aggression replacement training QLD
Alcohol and drug prevention and awareness education (Gindaja Treatment and Healing Centre) QLD
Alcohol Management Plans in remote Indigenous communities: their impacts on injury, violence, health and social indicators and their cost-effectiveness in Cape York, far north Queensland QLD
An education intervention for childhood asthma by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers: a randomised controlled trial QLD
Animal control and welfare management - animal management registration and micro-chipping program QLD
Australian nurse-family partnership program National
Awin udnum project QLD
Banjara QLD
Barriers to effective infectious and parasitic disease interventions in Aboriginal communities QLD
Be kind to your mind: Babum Yumal project QLD
Beat da binge QLD
Better living diabetes program QLD
Binbi Meta (healthy dwelling) program QLD
Black chicks talking QLD
Body language project QLD
Bootcamp 4 life program NSW, QLD
Breaking the cycle of alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous communities QLD, SA, WA
BreastScreen Australia program National
Building a Queensland cannabis diversion model QLD
Building bridges: learning from the experts QLD
Building on women's strengths (BOWS) program QLD
Bundaberg alcohol management plan (BAMP) QLD
Burning for biodiversity project NT, QLD, WA
Call-a-cuz QLD
Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland QLD
Cancer survivor study QLD
Cannabis withdrawal among Indigenous inmates in north Queensland QLD
Cannabis: it's not our culture NSW, NT, QLD, VIC
Cape York cannabis project QLD
Cape York fire and biodiversity project QLD
Cape York Partnerships housing stream QLD
Cape York regional eye health program QLD
Carbon economies in remote Australia NT, QLD, WA
Carbon project NT, WA
Carpentaria Shire Council youth support services QLD
Changing habits and reaching targets program QLD
Changing lanes program QLD
Check my risk campaign National
Cherbourg healthy pregnancies project QLD
Cherbourg injury prevention and safety promotion project QLD
Child care link QLD
Chronic kidney disease in Queensland (CKD.QLD) QLD
Clinical liaison Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (CLAIS) QLD
Clontarf football academy WA
Closing the divide: assessing and navigating the unmet supportive care needs of Indigenous cancer patients QLD
Closing the gap on Indigenous birth registrations: quantifying Indigenous exclusion National
Community activity programs through education - Indigenous Police and Citizen Youth Club (Cape PCYC) QLD
Community justice group program QLD
Comparative youth penality project International, NSW, QLD, VIC, WA
Counselling and wellbeing program QLD
Creating a healthier Queensland QLD
Creative recovery QLD
Crocodile smiles 2 QLD
Crucial connection program QLD
Deadly alive healing camps QLD
Deadly choices QLD
Deadly ears, the Queensland state-wide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ear health program QLD
Deadly thinking workshops Not specified
Diabetes care project - DCP QLD, SA, VIC
Didgeridoo playing and singing to support asthma management in Aboriginal Australians QLD
Dija Meta aged and disabled hostel QLD
Djunbunji land and sea ranger program QLD
DreamTrack QLD
Eat healthy, drink healthy, live healthy campaign QLD
Eat well be active campaign QLD
Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) adaptation QLD
EMBRACE culture in kindy program QLD
Employment of Aboriginal Health Workers/Liaison Officers National
Ending family violence QLD
Ending offending QLD
Event support program (ESP) QLD
Family wellbeing program QLD
Feasibility study on increasing the consumption of nutritionally-rich leafy vegetables by Indigenous communities in Samoa, Solomon Islands and Northern Australia NT, QLD
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and the criminal law QLD
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) diagnostic service QLD
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) within the criminal justice sector in Queensland QLD
Filling the gap QLD
Find your 30 QLD
FIREPLAN: fire management for the savanna community QLD, WA
Food outback QLD
Future change in ancient worlds: Indigenous adaptation in northern Australia NT, QLD, WA
Garden for good health QLD
Garden tucker program QLD
Gatharr weyebe banabe QLD
Get in the game QLD
Getting better at chronic care in North Queensland: a cluster randomised trial of patient-centered care delivered by Indigenous health professional to Indigenous clients QLD
Getting every child's heart OK (gECHO) study WA
Getting SMART: moderate intensity substance abuse program and SMART recovery QLD
GhostNets Australia program NT, QLD, WA
Gindaja cultural activities QLD
Girringun biodiversity project QLD
Good quick tukka: cook it, plate it, share it QLD
Got suga QLD
Greater Northern Australia University Network (GUAUN) project NT, QLD, WA
Growing strong: feeding you and your baby QLD
Growth assessment and action (GAA) program QLD
Happy teeth program QLD
Health professional partnerships: occupational therapists and Aboriginal Health Workers QLD
Healthy active Murri kids QLD
Healthy choice rewards feasibility study QLD
Healthy food access basket surveys QLD
Healthy jarjums make healthy food choices QLD
Healthy kids Queensland physical activity and nutrition survey QLD
Healthy weight program QLD
Hepatitis virology research program QLD
High intensity violent offending program: cognitive self change and making choices QLD
Hockey Australia's National Indigenous program NSW, NT, QLD, WA
Hoops 4 health NT
I-tracker project NT, QLD, WA
ICS: Randomised placebo controlled trial of inhaled corticosteroids for treatment of acute and chronic cough in children International, QLD
Identifying pedagogical factors enabling success in elite level team sport for Indigenous Australians: Lessons for closing the gap National
Illicit drugs court diversion program QLD
Immunise Australia program National
Impact Cape York QLD
Improve mental health service provision in remote northern Queensland QLD
Improving pre-pregnancy health and pregnancy outcomes in north Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities QLD
Improving the health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous ex-prisoners: a multi-jurisdictional mixed-methods study QLD, WA
Improving the health of our mob through research National
In our own words QLD
Incidence of suicidal behaviours in Indigenous communities in Queensland QLD
Indigenous advancement strategy (IAS) National
Indigenous Australian workplace catering guidelines QLD
Indigenous biodiversity management project QLD
Indigenous cancer advocacy network QLD
Indigenous co-management and biodiversity protection QLD
Indigenous community action to reduce harms associated with heavy cannabis use in remote communities in the Cape York region QLD
Indigenous diabetic foot program QLD
Indigenous driver licensing program QLD
Indigenous garden box project QLD
Indigenous health careers access program (IHCAP) QLD
Indigenous health consumer and community participation project QLD
Indigenous health research program QLD
Indigenous health research program at Queensland Institute of Medical Research QLD
Indigenous health services e - learning program National
Indigenous Health Workers sexual and reproductive health skills QLD
Indigenous legal needs project NT, QLD, VIC, WA
Indigenous natural resource management and livelihoods NT, QLD
Indigenous obesity program QLD
Indigenous risk impact screen (IRIS) and brief intervention QLD
Indigenous sexual offending program QLD
Indigenous spiritual wellbeing toolbox QLD
Indigenous tobacco control initiative National
Indigenous triple P effectiveness in community settings QLD
Institute for Urban Indigenous Health project QLD
Intervention trial to reduce alcohol-related harms among high risk young Indigenous Australians NSW, QLD
Justice entry program QLD
Kambu choir QLD
Kambu men's group QLD
Kidney kiosk QLD
KidsMatter National
Kowanyama community justice group QLD
Land and sea country Indigenous partnerships program QLD
Learning, eating, active play, sleep (LEAPS) program QLD
Lighten up to a healthy lifestyle program QLD
Limits to climate change adaptation for low-lying communities in the Torres Strait QLD
Linked skilling for Indigenous communities in Queensland QLD
Living strong program QLD
Lockhart River men's cooking program QLD
Low cost housing project QLD
LungNet QLD
Lyons Street Diversionary Centre QLD
Making choices: moderate intensity men's program for general offending QLD
Making choices: moderate intensity women's program for general offending QLD
Mallara umphie (Men's shed) QLD
Mangrove and freshwater habitat status of Torres Strait Islands QLD
Mapping of existing suicide prevention programs and services in Queensland QLD
Marapai Ngartathati Murri Women's Group and Yurru Ngartathati Men's Group Indigenous justice program QLD
Marine wildlife management in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area QLD
Marumali youth program QLD
Maternal and neonatal outcomes of maternal pituri use National
Men's Chronic Conditions Project QLD
Men's health program QLD
Mental health alcohol tobacco and other drugs service (MHATODS) QLD
Ministry of food program National, QLD
Monitoring the health of Torres Strait coral reefs QLD
Move QLD
Mt Isa Murri men's group QLD
Mununjali healing garden QLD
Murri courts QLD
Murri watch QLD
My place program QLD
My way: youth program for remote Cape York communities QLD
NAILSMA Indigenous fire management project NT, QLD, WA
National bowel cancer screening program National
National cervical screening program National
National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) programme National
Need for feed QLD
New Gulf misuse and community wellbeing service QLD
No durri for this Murri QLD
NPA suicide prevention strategy QLD
Numbulli yalwa program QLD
Out there and active program QLD
Overcrowding for Indigenous households in non-remote areas National
Palm Island community justice group QLD
Passports to advantage: health and capacity building as a basis for social integration QLD
Pathways: high intensity substance abuse program National
PCYC Youth at risk initiative (YARI) program QLD
PEACHâ„¢ adaption project for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families QLD
Pepi-pod program QLD
Physical activity and nutrition out of school hours care program QLD
Police drug diversion program QLD
Positive futures: social inclusion program for young people QLD
Positive stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' life post-prison release, and design of health-based intervention QLD
Primary Prevention Capacity Building Project QLD
Primary prevention project: food supply action plan QLD
Prisoner throughcare QLD
Protracted bacterial bronchitis: long term outcomes and predictors of recurrence NT, QLD, SA, VIC
Quality improvement program planning system (QIPPS) International
Queensland Aboriginal and Islander population health hub primary prevention project QLD
Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research QLD
Queensland drug court program QLD
Queensland Indigenous alcohol diversion program (QIADP) QLD
Queensland Indigenous land and sea ranger program QLD
Queensland Indigenous land and sea rangers project QLD
Queensland injecting drug survey (QuIDS) QLD
Queensland magistrates' early referral into treatment (QMERIT) QLD
Queensland suicide prevention strategy QLD
Red dust healing program National
Regional tackling tobacco and healthy lifestyles program QLD
Remote and Indigenous communities clean up program National
Remote and rural mentoring program NT, QLD, SA
Research and management to reverse decline of native mammal fauna NT, QLD, WA
Resilience in individuals and families coping with the impact of alcohol related injuries in remote Indigenous communities: a program of mixed method research QLD
Resourceful adolescent program QLD
Restoring Nywaigi country and Mungalla wetlands QLD
Rheumatic fever follow-up study (RhFFUS) National
Riverbed action group outreach support service (Ragoss) QLD
Rural and remote road safety collaborative study: research and intervention to reduce economic, medical and social costs of road crashes in North Queensland QLD
Saltwater people network project NT, QLD, WA
Sentencing response to defendants with Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder QLD
Sexual health and attitudes of Australian prisoners National
Sexual health: urban Indigenous young people project QLD
Shanty Creek therapeutic community QLD
Sharing success: improving secondary prophylaxis for acute rheumatic fever in Indigenous communities QLD
Sisters Inside sexual assault counselling service QLD
SmokeCheck QLD
Snuff out sniffing (SOS) campaign QLD
Social and emotion wellbeing program (Goondir Health Services) QLD
Social, emotional, cultural and spiritual wellbeing framework project QLD
Something better QLD
Stagpole Street drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit QLD
Stayin' strong QLD
Staying healthy, staying home program QLD
Strong healthy and positive environment (S.H.A.P.E) QLD
Substance misuse program (SMP) QLD
Supporting women in rural areas diagnosed with breast cancer program National
Supportive care needs assessment tool - project implementation NSW, NT, VIC
Take pride in personal hygiene QLD
Tea ceremony QLD
Ten deserts NSW, NT, QLD, SA, WA
The 'Domo boys' documentary QLD
The belonging project NSW, QLD
The drumley walk QLD
The Family business: improving the understanding and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women National, QLD
The Indigenous diabetes eyes and screening (IDEAS) van project QLD
The joy of movement QLD
The public health impacts of liquor outlets on Queensland communities: outlet numbers, alcohol sales and alcohol-related morbidity QLD
The Star project QLD
The Torres Strait Regional Authority: housing and environmental health: community housing sub-program QLD
The Torres Strait Regional Authority: housing and environmental health: transport infrastructure development sub-program QLD
Time to quit QLD
TORPEDO study National
Torres Strait Island community police services QLD
Torres Strait Islands rugby program QLD
Torres Strait seawalls project QLD
Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service's Mums and babies program QLD
Transitions: release preparation program QLD
Tropical rivers and coastal knowledge (TRaCK) project NT, QLD, WA
Turning point QLD
Uncovering the secrets of Indigenous medicines QLD
Under the limit drink driving rehabilitation program QLD
UQ-UNMDG project QLD
Voices united for harmony QLD
Volatile substance misuse (VSM) safe place QLD
Volatile substance misuse (VSM) service QLD
Volatile substance misuse program (Darumbal Community Youth Service) QLD
Walkabout wonders QLD
Warraber Island waste management pilot project QLD
Water and wastewater services in remote (including Indigenous) communities National
Westfalen community garden QLD
Which way our way: a strong community way QLD
Women's health program QLD
Woorabinda early intervention panel coordination service QLD
Woorabinda road safety trial QLD
Work it out! QLD
Workplace Indigenous physical activity (WIPA) project QLD
Wuchopperen youth program QLD
Yarrabah family life promotion program QLD
Young and awesome project QLD
Young warriors intervention and leadership program QLD
Younger people in residential aged care QLD
Your life, your culture, you choose National
Youth alcohol and drug treatment and support services QLD
Youth alcohol and drugs program (YAD) QLD
Youth at risk initiative (YARI) QLD
Youth boot camp program QLD
Youth Insearch weekend programs NSW, QLD, VIC
Youth reach program QLD
Youth wellbeing cultural rebound project QLD
Yuku Baja Muliku ranger program QLD
Yulu-Burri-Ba alcohol anonymous QLD
Last updated: 25 November 2015
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