Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

 

First People’s Disability Network (Australia)

The First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) FPDN is the national peak disability organisation representing Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families who aim to be a strong voice of and for Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families.

www.fpdn.org.au

Beyond Blue Resource

Beyond Blue has 2 resources specifically made for people of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islanders decent which can be found at:

Information for Service Providers

The NDS website has a section on the NSW Aboriginal Resources and Pathways Project (http://www.nds.org.au/projects/article/68) which contains a bibliography of resources.
 

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet – Cultural Ways

The Indigenous cultural ways web resource - a 'one-stop info-shop' for people working, studying or interested in the health and cultural ways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
 
 



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