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  1. 21 November 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Australia needs to value Indigenous knowledge in medical education

    University of Melbourne PhD candidate Paul Saunders is bringing Indigenous and inter-cultural capabilities into medical practice to inspire generational change.

  2. 26 September 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Being an effective ally for self-determination

    Supporting the self-determination of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples will benefit all Australians, says a University of Melbourne expert

  3. 26 September 2023 - Health & Medicine

    The new approach keeping Aboriginal children out of child protection

    Trials of Indigenous self-management are helping to reduce the number Australian Aboriginal children in child protection says University of Melbourne research.

  4. 7 September 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Replanting the birthing trees

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are working with researchers to create safe and sacred family spaces, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 7 June 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Let it be clear, I strongly support The Voice

    Five decades working on eye health in Indigenous communities shows the need for a permanent Voice to Parliament says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 27 May 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    True reconciliation or just history repeating?

    As we recognise National Reconciliation Week, we still see the oldest living culture alive being exposed to hatred explain University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 7 March 2023 - Health & Medicine

    Sisters are doing it for themselves

    On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say education is central to leadership in social change for Indigenous women’s life outcomes.

  8. 30 January 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Domestic violence linked to alcohol use is a national emergency

    A University of Melbourne academic says the crime wave in Alice Springs shows the need to understand the role of alcohol in domestic and family violence

  9. 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.

  10. 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