Conference program at a glance

8:30-9:00  Registration Opens
9:00-10:30 Acknowledgement of Country Aunty Ali Golding, UNSW Medicine Aboriginal Elder Gallery 1 
Welcome Address Professor Peter Smith,  Dean, UNSW Medicine Gallery 1 
Keynote Address: Racism: A Public Health Issue Ms. Pat Anderson, The Lowitja Institute Gallery 1 
Keynote Address: Social Determinants of Health Using this Lens: Are we getting there? Professor Michelle Chino, UNLV Gallery 1 
Keynote Address: Many Pathways Professor Lisa Jackson-Pulver, SPHCM Gallery 1 
Launch: 'The Social and Emotional Wellbeing of Indigenous Youth' report Ms. Pat Anderson, The Lowitja Institute Gallery 1
10:30-10:50 Morning tea and poster viewing Tyree Room

Session 1
Chair: Prof. Tony Butler
Galleries One

Session 2
Chair: Prof. Anthony Shakeshaft
Galleries Two

Capturing the great stuff in Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing programs: Research translation from community practice to policy and back with tools for program evaluation. A/Prof. Melissa Haswell, SPHCM The Gunja Brain Story. Prof. Jan Copeland, NDARC   
A sexual health intervention increases Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea testing in regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services in New South Wales. Mr. Simon Graham, KIRBY A comparison of parental consent and student participation rates of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal secondary students in a school-based study. Dr. Marlene Kong, SPHCM  

How well does general practice in Sydney identify the Indigenous status of patients? Ms. Heike Schütze, CPHCE

The Gudaga Research Program: Time, trust and tenacity. A/Prof. Elizabeth Comino, CPHCE  

Aboriginal child health in an urban setting: Celebrations and challenges. A/Prof. Karen Zwi, WCH

Social and Cultural Resilience and Emotional Wellbeing of Aboriginal Mothers in Prison (SCREAM). Dr. Sacha Kendall, NPESU  
12:00-1:00     Session 3
Chair Prof. Lisa Jackson Pulver
Galleries One
Session 4
Chair: Prof. Mark Harris
Galleries Two
Dealing with the problematic use of alcohol and related other drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in the offender population. Mr. Michael Doyle, KIRBY Diamond in the Rough. Ms. Joanna Barton, Outback Eye Service  
Factors influencing access to primary health care for Aboriginal people in contact with the criminal justice system – The SPRINT Project / Dr. Jane Lloyd, CPHCE and Ms. Dea Thiele, AMSWS Improving Indigenous intervention research by establishing partnerships between researchers, Indigenous Australians and health care providers. Ms. Bianca Calabria, NDARC  

Indigenous intervention research: Examining what we know and how we might do better / A/Prof. Anthony Shakeshaft, NDARC

Cardiovascular risk among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal smoking male prisoners: Inequalities compared to the wider community. Prof. Robyn Richmond, SPHCM  

Aboriginal Health and Ageing: Outcomes from the Koori Growing Old Well Study / Prof. Tony Broe, POWCS 

Increasing access to sexual and reproductive health services for young Aboriginal people in NSW. Ms. Dina Saulo, KIRBY  
1:00-2:00  Lunch and poster viewing Tyree Room
2:00-2:15 Aboriginal culture: From Bungul to Bushfoods - Bungul & Dance 

Clarence Slockee, Aboriginal Education Officer, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Gallery 1

2:15-3:45 Stakeholder Roundtable Discussion

Facilitator – Ms. Pat Anderson
Prof. Michelle Chino
Mr. Craig Dukes
Ms. Dea Thiele
Mr. James Ward
Prof. Lisa Jackson Pulver

Gallery 1

3:45-4:30 Awards Presentation and Drinks


Tyree Room