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Early Learning Matters Week

Today marks the start of Early Learning Matters Week, a national initiative which raises awareness of the role of early childhood education in children’s development and wellbeing. This week is a unique opportunity to celebrate the impact of culturally sensitive high quality early education for Indigenous children, as well as raise awareness of the impact […]

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Woolloongabba client shares type 2 diabetes experience

Aunty Lesley is a proud Aboriginal woman, regular Gabba clinic client and one of the 7.9% of Indigenous Australians living with diabetes. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Aunty Lesley has spent the past decade managing her condition and trying not to let it stop her from living her life to the fullest. For National Diabetes […]

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Diabetes Education

This National Diabetes Week it’s time to get educated. Mob are four times more likely to experiencing diabetes or pre-diabetes than non-Indigenous mob, which is why it’s important to know the facts. What is diabetes? Diabetes is a serious complex condition that can affect the entire body. When mob have diabetes, it means their body […]

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NAIDOC Week Events

We’re so excited to be able to celebrate NAIDOC with you mob again! Check out which events we’ll be going to!

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Our Dental Floss-ophies

This World Oral Health Day be proud of your mouth! Caring your teeth and gums can improve all aspects of your life from self confidence and overall health. Here are our dental floss-ophies to keep your smile healthy and happy:

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Young Indigenous leaders recognised with Young, Black and Proud Scholarships 2019

It was timely this week that our second round of the Young, Black and Proud scholarship winners for the year were announced during NAIDOC Week. The event was held at Parliament House which saw the recipients and their families come together to celebrate their amazing talents. While not all the the 44 scholarship recipients could

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Staff attend national nursing conference

ATSICHS Brisbane nursing staff recently joined their national colleagues to attend the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) conference in Cairns. ​​​​​​​Northgate nurse Elissa and clinic nurse reliever Brooke attended the two-day event which highlighted nursing in community, birthing on country and current issues affecting the service delivery of Indigenous […]

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Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

May is Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) Prevention Month. During this time, we are all reminded of the role we can play in raising awareness of DFV in our communities. By coming together, we can send an empowering message to mob by saying “no more to domestic and family violence”.  Everyone in our community can play […]

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Virtual reality technology assists JNC staff

Jimbelunga Nursing Centre staff have received a greater understanding of residents living with dementia thanks to a recent virtual reality interactive experience. The nursing staff recently completed a workshop provided by Dementia Australia using Educational Dementia Immersive Experience EDIE, a virtual smartphone app. The workshop allowed staff to see the world through the eyes of a person […]

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Birthing program delivers difference in community

Results of a new study have revealed women in our Birthing in Our Community program are 50% less likely to have a premature baby, and more likely to be able to breastfeed and access antenatal care than those using standard maternity care. The findings from The Lancet Global Health journal were announced yesterday for the program we deliver […]

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