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Charity golf day raises $10,000 for housing program

Our housing team Ngumpi Uruue will receive more than $10,000 thanks to a charity golf fundraiser held by Baidam Solutions and Cultural Cyber Security. The funds garnered from the charity golf day will support our housing team’s work with women experiencing homelessness due to domestic and family violence. This includes getting more women and children into crisis […]

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Dental Health Week yarn with Dental Assistant Angela

This Dental Health Week we sat down with proud Wakka Wakka and Gubbi Gubbi Dental Assistant Angela to talk about dental health and taking care of your smile. Can you tell us a little more about yourself? I was born in Brisbane and spent my childhood growing up in Ipswich. My mother grew up in […]

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ATSICHS unveils 2022 NAIDOC artwork

In celebration of NAIDOC 2022 ATSICHS commissioned Quandamooka artist Casey Coolwell-Fisher to create an artwork that represented this year’s NAIDOC theme, Get Up, Stand Up Show Up. Casey is a Quandamooka, Nunukul woman of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island, Qld) and runs the business Chaboo with her husband Roy Fisher, a Wakka Wakka man from Cherbourg, Queensland. They specialise in […]

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New program helps community transition to human services

We’re very excited to launch the new POODMARE-BA program. The human services program was created to assist recruitment into ATSICHS Brisbane’s Family Wellbeing Service and Youth teams. ATSICHS Brisbane CEO Renee Blackman said the new program was an innovative way to support mob wanting to make a career change and make a difference. “We’re here […]

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Guide to Pronouns

Pronouns are words such as I or you which can be used to refer to someone without using their name. Other example include they, him and herself which are used when talking about someone in the third person. It’s important to note that that is not an exhaustive list and people can use less common […]

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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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Netball players wanted for Deadly Choices teams

Netball registrations now open! Are you a netball superstar? Registrations are now open for the Deadly Choices Shield (Years 7-9) and Cup (Years 10-12) teams in the Origin Energy Vicki Wilson Championship. The Origin Energy Vicki Wilson Championship is THE premier netball competition for secondary schools across Queensland. It brings together the state’s strongest talent […]

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CFC receptionist April reflects on first year at ATSICHS

We’d like to introduce you to proud Wiradjuri woman April who is our wonderful receptionist at the Jajumbora Child and Family Centre (CFC). April has been working at the CFC for the past year and has a passion for working with mob to achieve great outcomes for community.Read on to learn more about April’s first year with us. […]

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Deadly Choices and Brisbane Broncos launch partnership for 2022

The Brisbane Broncos helped kick off the annual Deadly Choices partnership for 2022 with a launch at the Gabba this week.  It’s all part of our commitment to encourage young people to keep active and also stay healthy. The partnership with IUIH and its Deadly Choices program was celebrated at ATSICHS Brisbane with staff, community and the media. Our CEO Renee […]

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ATSICHS Brisbane welcomes new CEO

ATSICHS Brisbane would like to give a very warm welcome to our new CEO Renee Blackman. A proud Gubbi Gubbi woman, Renee is well known in the community and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role. She also previously spent 3.5 years as CEO of Gidgee Health in Mt Isa. She’s no […]

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