TagAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Practice Guide: Reproductive Coercion and Abuse

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 Australian Institute of Family Studies, May 2023 This practice guide describes the evidence on reproductive coercion and abuse (RCA). It covers: (a) what RCA is; (b) strategies used by perpetrators; (c) the impacts of experiencing RCA; (d) factors that influence a person’s risk of experiencing RCA; and (e) how to ask about RCA victimisation. Finally, some tips are provided for supporting clients...

The impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Brotherboys and Sistergirls

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interg Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance; Health Equity Matters (formerly AFAO), June 2023 In these two episodes of the Indigenous podcast series, the Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance are joined by several Brotherboys and Sistergirls to discuss the impacts of racism and access to healthcare. Listen to The impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Brotherboys (55 mins) Listen to The impacts...

Media Release: Eliminating HIV transmission and ensuring health equity for LGBTIQA+ Australians

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Department of Health and Aged Care (Australia), 3 May 2023 The Australian Government is delivering on its commitment to eliminate HIV transmission in Australia, and address the health disparities experienced by LGBTIQA+ people. An additional $19.7 million in the 2023–24 Budget will ensure better access to HIV testing, treatment and information, including support for the HIV workforce and to...

Watch on-demand: Sessions from the 1st Australasian Conference on Point of Care Testing

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Australasian Society for HIV Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 26/04/2023 The inaugural 1st Australasian Conference on Point of Care Testing for Infectious Diseases was an outstanding achievement. Hosted at the Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park on the 14th and 15th of March, the conference attracted over 270 attendees from 19 different countries, representing numerous disciplines...

Aboriginal-specific STI & BBV resources for regional and rural SA

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SHINE SA & Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA), April 18th, 2023 SHINE SA and the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia have produced a series of STI & BBV resources designed for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS). Many of these resources feature artwork by Arabana and Kokatha artist Mali Isabel. In addition to ACCHS, these resources are also...

Results of the 7th National Survey of Australian Secondary Students and Sexual Health (SSASH)

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Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, December 2022 The Australian National Survey of Secondary Students and Sexual Health (SSASH) survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of school-age young people in Australia. The study explores young people’s experiences of sex, relationships, sexual health and school-based relationships and...

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