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  1. 16 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Embracing queer Indigenous Australia

    Health services need to cater to the whole person as a human right, and that includes Indigenous LGBTIQ+ Australians, argues University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 18 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bringing an Aboriginal lens and ownership to health data

    Working in partnership with Aboriginal communities a University of Melbourne researcher has built a comprehensive view of maternal health on Yorta Yorta country

  3. 26 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The power of Indigenous data

    Data is crucial to Closing the Gap but the best data needs to be community-driven and owned, says University of Melbourne expert at the Indigenous Data Network

  4. 12 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    To improve Indigenous health, we must improve Indigenous housing

    To improve Indigenous health, we must improve Indigenous housing; University of Melbourne experts say that requires Indigenous involvement and leadership.

  5. 25 November 2020 - Health & Medicine

    The Indigenous eye-care gap is closing, but not fast enough

    The Indigenous community-led approach to COVID-19 is a lesson in closing the gap on vision but government support is needed, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 22 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Connecting culture and health

    University of Melbourne cardiologist Associate Professor Luke Burchill grew up on country and was inspired by his grandparents to study medicine.

  7. 2 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Doing it themselves

    Indigenous leadership has been key to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 21 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    At-risk Aboriginal women and children forgotten in crisis

    Aboriginal women and children at risk of violence need better help from health system and government amid COVID-19 crisis warns University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 19 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Schools must provide soap to maintain basic hygiene

    Good hygiene is essential to stopping germs like the COVID-19 virus, but soap is not provided as standard in all schools say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. Podcast14 October 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing

    Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.