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Lowitja e-Bulletin



Lowitja e-Bulletin


Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health


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Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health

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Melbourne (Vic.)


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3 sector practitioners, managers, researchers, educators, and policy makers from across Australia and New Zealand. This year's themes include: Indigenous issues, Child safety and family wellbeing, Youth, Women's & Men's issues, and Rural issues. Further information can be found at http://www.iceaustralia.com/strengthinunity2008/index.html - THE Mental Health Services conference 2-5 September in Auckland TheMHS (THE Mental Health Services) will hold its 18th Conference September in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference will look at innovative changes being implemented to create an inspired and inspiring mental health workforce. Papers will look at workforce innovations among many population groups including Indigenous peoples. For more information go to http://www.themhs.org/p.aspx?n=GHOUGFSNSC-QELGP-OEFBT-ANEYV - Job Vacancy in Indigenous Health at the University of Sydney The University of Sydney is seeking to appoint a Professor/Associate Professor (ref no S08/078a) and/or a Senior Lecturer/Lecturer (ref no S08/078b) to provide leadership and teaching in Indigenous health studies. The Universitys Indigenous health studies includes the recently announced Poche centre for Indigenous Health which provides medical and other health students with experience of Indigenous health care. Applications are due by 30 July. For a full information pack and to apply please contact: Kevin Mitchell, Senior Recruitment Manager at srsacademic@usyd.edu.au or telephone (02) 9036 7294. - 2008 International Congress on Chronic Disease Self-Management The 2008 International Congress on Chronic Disease Self-Management will be held on 26 Nov 2008 - 28 Nov 2008 in Melbourne. The theme is Chronic Disease Selfmanagement: Innovation and evidence of effectiveness in workplace, community and healthcare settings. One of the objectives of the congress is to bring awareness of the barriers and enablers of participation by indigenous people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to the forefront of Chronic disease Self-management (CDSM) care. Abstracts are due by 28 July and early bird registration closes on 15 September. For more information go to http://www.cdsm2008.com/. - National Public Health Reform Summit The National Public Health Reform Summit will be held on 7 August in Sydney. The summit will bring together a panel of industry experts, policy makers and practitioners from across the country to consider the issues (including Indigenous health) and indicators that impact on Australias public health and influence policy. Early bird registrations close on 24 July. For more information go to http://www.informa.com.au/publichealth. - Publications: Jacqueline Joudo (2008) Responding to substance abuse and offending in Indigenous communities: review of diversion programs: Research and Public Policy Series, No. 88, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/rpp/88/rpp88.pdf

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