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In order to combat racism and misinformation, it is vital for non-Indigenous people to have informed conversations about the referendum with those around you.
Some services require a formal diagnosis of autism or ADHD – but there is much parents and carers can do to support their child and their own wellbeing.
People respond to trauma in different ways, with some people experiencing post-traumatic growth.
The new report calls for funding and support for Aboriginal community controlled organisations. They are best placed to lead reform and to make decisions about the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
Taking OM85 could lower the risk of developing asthma by protecting babies’ lungs from damaging infections in the early years of life.
Most e-liquids we studied contained chemicals known to cause respiratory issues and lung damage when inhaled.
4 out of 5 experts said yes.
One criticism of traditional mentoring is that it teaches people how to succeed by playing by existing rules, thus reinforcing the status quo. But mentoring can also be a force for change.
In Australia, a preference for a particular brand of COVID vaccine is likely to change, depending on the latest health advice, and media reports.
It’s an absolute priority we find and use ways to support kids to continue face-to-face learning in times of low community transmission, especially primary schools.
Big Elders meetings are conducted annually in Perth as part of community consultation and governance for the Ngulluk Koolunga Ngulluk Koort (Our Children Our Heart) project.
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We need to stop taking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children out of their homes and listen to elders instead.
The United States and Canada have approved the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12–15. The evidence so far tells us it works well and is safe for this age group.
We need a layered strategy — depending on the amount of community transmission – to ensure the response isn’t the same every time with each snap lockdown: to close schools. Here’s how to do it.
Public health measures have helped control COVID-19 in Australia. But they’ve affected other winter viruses, too.
Years of vaccine research tells us that, if side effects are going to occur, they normally occur within the first months after getting a vaccine.
Based on closely following outbreaks in schools and early learning centres across Australia throughout 2020, we have enough evidence to show how students can return to school safely.
Rather than continually focusing on the “gap” between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, we should look at pathways to success within First Nations communities.
Pregnancy can be stressful at the best of times, let alone during a pandemic.
Children are among those most at risk from the indirect effects of coronavirus. It is time we prioritised the well-being of young people as a nation-building commitment.
More evidence has come in and confirmed what the government has been saying for some time. Children do get infected much less than adults with COVID-19 and when they do, they hardly spread it.