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Over the years Onemda has hosted NAIDOC events, Talkin' Strong days, held research workshops and had several launches for publications and websites. Check out our Archive page for a list of our past events and photos.

Co-Creation Stream: On the Yarra. Celebrating People, Places and Spaces

We are pleased to announce a series of activities and events to be run in conjunction with, parallel to, and as part of #OHEH2016. Brought to the conference by the Oceania EcoHealth Chapter, Parks Victoria and The University of Melbourne.

Dr Kevin Rowley

We mourn the loss of our colleague and dear friend, Dr Kevin Rowley, Senior Research Fellow and leader in the Indigenous Health Equity Unit (formerly Onemda, VicHealth Koori Health Unit), Centre for Health Equity, who passed away on last Friday 9 September after falling ill with pneumonia following a long battle with cancer.  Our

New Resources

The First 1000 Days 

The Indigenous Health Equity Unit (incorporating Onemda VicHealth Group) has developed a First 1000 Days proposal for the consideration of the

Welcome to the Consultation Draft of the University of Melbourne’s second Reconciliation Action Plan

The University of Melbourne’s vision for reconciliation is to contribute to the creation of a new kind of relationship between Australians – a holistic, inclusive, two-way relationship based on respect for the unique place that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples hold as the original custodians of Australia with a history of continuous connection that goes back 40,000 to

The First 1000 Days on the cover of 'The Voice'

The First 1000 Days Scientific Symposium was held on Thursday, 2 April 2015 at Graduate House, The University of Melbourne.

Professor Kerry Arabena, Chair of Indigenous Health and Director of the Indigenous Health Equity Unit in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, chaired the Symposium.

Understanding barriers and enablers to postpartum care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with gestational diabetes mellitus in Far North Queensland

Onemda have been working in partnership with Wuchopperen  Health Service and Apunipima Cape York Health Council to understand challenges Aboriginal face to accessing postpartum care after gestational diabetes, and to develop possible strategies to improve access. 

Understanding and Applying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Awareness in the workplace

Registrations are now open for the Understanding and Applying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Awareness in the workplace, 2 day short course.

This 2 day short course will be run 3 times in 2016 and is presented by Jody Barney. To learn more about Jody Barney, you can read her bio here.

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