Establishes a framework for understanding the issues pertinent to Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga and gambling and its aftermath in one community, Big River (a fictitious name for a real community).
It has been well documented that the health status of many Aboriginal people remains the poorest in Australia despite many years of research, policies and interventions. The third edition of Binan Goonj: Bridging Cultures in Aboriginal Health 3e explores the processes and practices which have created this situation and looks to provide practical strategies to work towards redressing it.
This is an overview of the Support Systems Project, which focused on corporate support for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs). The aim of the project was to contribute to improving the viability and sustainability of ACCHSs as corporate entities through examining the corporate support needs of ACCHSs, the issues associated with obtaining appropriate support and existing support structures.