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Men’s Health Week

Our men are getting sick at unprecedented rates but there are ways to avoid this. This Men’s Health Week we caught up with ATSICHS Brisbane Senior Medical Officer Dr Roshan to discuss some of the big health issues affecting our men and the ways to tackle them. Trigger warning: this article mentions suicide and self-harm. […]

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Yarning men’s health with community liaison officer Joe

This Men’s Health Week we sat down with our deadly Community Liaison Officer (CLO) Joe to have yarn with him about his role and the importance for our men to take care of their health. Where are you from and who is your mob? I’m a proud Wangan and Jagalingu/Kangoulu man from Brisbane. My mob […]

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Take time for Queensland Mental Health Week

This week is Queensland Mental Health Week and it’s a chance to consider what we can do to take better care of our mental health and wellbeing.  You don’t have to be struggling to start putting your mental health first. Getting the tools in place and creating a strong mental health practice can help you […]

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Burragah kindy book sells out at reading event

For Indigenous Literacy Day we celebrated the release of our Burragah book at Where the Wild Things Are Bookshop.  Written and illustrated by our Burragah Deadly Kindy class of 2020,​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Nyungai Ngullina Nyumbajaburuyah Buuragah, Our Day at Burragah Kindy is an insight into our Deadly Kindy programs. Including outdoor play, healthy food and getting creative, they […]

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How to check in with mob this R U OK? Day

If someone you know – family, friend, teammate or community member – is struggling, they may not tell you, so it’s important to trust your gut and ask, “R U OK?”. This R U OK? Day we want to equip you with some tips so you can effectively yarn with someone you’re worried about. Ask […]

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What to expect in a women’s health check

Women’s health checks are an assessment of your overall health including your physical, mental and social wellbeing. During your health check, your Registered Nurse, GP or Aboriginal Health Worker will screen for early warning signs of chronic diseases and yarn with you about a range of health and wellbeing topics that affect Aboriginal and Torres […]

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Deadly Kindy Burragah celebrates Indigenous Literacy Day

Our Deadly Kindy Burragah jarjums celebrated Indigenous Literacy Day and Early Childhood Educators’ Day by launching their very own book. ​​​​​​​ The Deadly Kindy Burragah class of 2020 wrote and illustrated Nyungai Ngullina Nyumbajaburuyah Buuragah, Our Day at Burragah Kindy.​​​​​​​​​​ From morning circle time, outdoor play, making healthy food and getting creative, their kindy experience […]

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Brushing and Flossing Tips

Brushing and flossing are an important part of the oral hygiene routine so it’s important to make sure you’re getting the most out of your technique. For Dental Health Week we want to share some tips to make sure you keep your deadly smile for life: Replace your toothbrush regularly Build a brushing routine Don’t […]

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Jarjums voice why deadly kindys matter

This week we’ve celebrated Early Learning Matters Week with our jarjums and gundoos across all our Deadly Kindy sites. Early Learning Matters Week raises awareness of the role of early childhood education in children’s development and wellbeing in Australia. High-quality education supports young children to learn and thrive, in cooperation with parents, carers and also […]

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Preparing our jarjums for Prep

Say hello to Karina…She’s a proud First Nations and South Sea Islander woman who grew up in Woodridge and still lives in the area. Both her children attended Deadly Kindy Burragah and her youngest, Khloe, is in prep this year and thriving thanks to her time at Burragah. Read about her experience and why the early […]

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