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Say hello to Youth Case Manager Malachi

This Youth Week, we sat down with one of our deadly Youth Case Managers, proud Kaanju/Birri man Malachi to find out more about why he loves his job and supporting our youth to be the best they can. Who is your mob and where are you from? I’m a proud Kaanju/Birri man. I grew up […]

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Meet our 2022 GP registrars

This year we’re welcoming four new GP registrars who will work across our ATSICHS Brisbane medical clinics; Dr William – Gabba, Dr Claudia – Northgate, Dr Ghazal – Logan and Dr David – Browns Plains. Our new GP registrars provide comprehensive and holistic health assessments for our community. They each have their own speciality areas, and will visit […]

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Meet Deadly Choices Officer Jess

Proud Guru-Gulu Gungandji (Green Island) and Torres Strait Islander woman Jess is one of our fantastic Deadly Choices Officers. She’s passionate about keeping mob healthy and happy. What inspired you to start work in your sector? I’ve always had a passion and interest in health, which led me to start a Degree in Biomedical Science […]

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Ovarian Cancer Myths vs Facts

Did you know every year it is estimated that 1720 Australian women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer? During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month we’re here to shed some light on the disease and debunk several common ovarian cancer myths to help reduce misconceptions and increase better survival outcomes. MYTH: The HPV vaccine will protect you […]

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Meet Registered Nurse Brooke

Where are you from/ What mob? My father’s father is from Saibai Island. Role at ATSICHS?  I am a full time Registered Nurse working at our Logan Clinic. Career background? I studied for three years and graduated in December 2019. I’ve worked as an AIN with a nursing agency for one year and also worked […]

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Water polo star is young, black and proud to represent her culture

As one of only a few Indigenous players in Australian water polo, fifteen-year-old Kali-yah Taafili Taoso is proud to represent her people and culture on the highest level. With gold and silver medals in both state and national competitions under her belt and after a stellar performance at the 2022 Water Polo Australia Under 20 […]

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Keep your jarjums happy with these fun holiday activities

Running out of ideas to keep your little ones occupied before they return to school? We’ve got you covered with a range of isolation friendly activities perfect for jarjums of all ages! Cosmic Kids Yoga We all know how important it is to move our body every day and yoga is a great and accessible […]

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CEO farewells ATSICHS Brisbane

In January, ATSICHS Brisbane staff said farewell, thank you and good luck to outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Jody Currie.  Jody joined ATSICHS Brisbane in early 2016 as CEO. In the years that followed, she was instrumental to the organisation’s tremendous growth. She also contributed to the successes we see today for Aboriginal and Torres […]

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Indigenous dancing star recognised with scholarship

Proud Kamilaroi woman Ashley George is dancing her way into success, winning a Young, Black and Proud arts scholarship. Ashley’s been dancing since she was a child, and it’s one of her great passions in life. Today she is a performer, choreographer and teacher. She’s also currently studying for ballet teaching qualifications at the Royal […]

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Men’s Health Tips for Movember

As Movember comes to an end we want to continue to encourage our men to take charge of their health. Our men are suffering and we need to change these statistics for our fathers, Uncles, brothers, partners and sons. At ATSICHS Brisbane we offer health and support services that can help you take care of […]

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