Symposium: Margins and Belonging: Working with Aboriginal Communities

Date: Friday, 1 April 2016
Time: 11.15 am – 1.00 pm
Location: Serminar Room 2
Chair: Gracelyn Smallwood, James Cook University
Speaker(s): Marlene Kong, The Kirby Institute: Natalie Beckett, Illawarra LHD & South Coast AMS; Nathanael Curtis, South Coast Aboriginal Medical Service; Dolie Ufi, Thrawal AMS; Steven Morgan, ACON

This symposium will provide an overview of the Aboriginal health sector and the importance of Aboriginal governance in program design, implementation and evaluation. It will also provide an overview of some of the challenges and rewards of working with Aboriginal communities around sexual health and blood borne viruses and show case examples of relevant programs.