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Gunyaŋara Youth Holiday Program

Gunyaŋara Youth Holiday Program

In December and January Miwatj Health worked with the Marngarr Resource Centre (MRC) to run a Youth Holiday Program for the benefit of the Gunyaŋara community.

Miwatj Health on Tour

Miwatj Health on Tour

Miwatj Health staff are spread from Darwin to Nhulunbuy, and multiple locations in between. This month, however, they travelled further afield, with groups crossing borders to head down south and west. Read on to find out why.

Air Quality Project with Menzies

Air Quality Project with Menzies

Menzies School of Health Research recently announced they’d received funding for a new project focused on improving environmental health, and environmental health awareness, in East Arnhem Land. “Air in East Arnhem” will commence in 2024.

Medical Yarn Ups

Medical Yarn Ups

Medical Yarn Ups (MYUs) are a form of shared medical appointment designed to reform First Nations healthcare. Recently, the MYUs team visited the Miwatj Health Clinic in Gapuwiyak to continue work on this important project.

Garma Festival 2023

Garma Festival 2023

Garma Festival is Australia’s largest annual Indigenous gathering. This year, from 4 – 7 August, Miwatj Health staff gathered at Gulkula to run health clinics, celebrate Yolŋu culture and raise awareness about the state of health in East Arnhem Land.

Garma Conversations: Yolŋu Deserve Better

Garma Conversations: Yolŋu Deserve Better

Garma 2023 provided an opportunity for great discussions. Miwatj CEO, Steve Rossingh, took part in these Garma conversations throughout the 4-day festival, spreading the message that, when it comes to health, Yolŋu deserve better.

Miwatj Health Celebrates NAIDOC Week 2023

Miwatj Health Celebrates NAIDOC Week 2023

NAIDOC Week 2023 was celebrated by Miwatj Health staff all over East Arnhem Land, in Darwin, online, and beyond. Events ran across communities from 2 – 9 July, all focusing on this year’s theme, ‘For Our Elders’.

Renal Society of Australasia Conference 2023

Renal Society of Australasia Conference 2023

The 2023 Renal Society of Australasia Conference took place in Sydney from 29 – 31 May. Miwatj Health Regional Renal Coordinators made the long journey down south to contribute to the theme: “Together Towards a Brighter Future”.

Plain English Health Dictionary

Plain English Health Dictionary

The Plain English Health Dictionary is here! This resource was developed in consultation with the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) and translates medical concepts into plain English so that more people can make informed health decisions.

Orange Sky Laundry in Gapuwiyak

Orange Sky Laundry in Gapuwiyak

Orange Sky Laundry officially started operations in Gapuwiyak in May. This permanent installment will see the Orange Sky team collaborating with Miwatj Public Health to provide direct referrals for the community over the next 3 years.

Recruitment in Ramingining

Recruitment in Ramingining

Miwatj Health Recruitment and Public Health Teams attended ALPA’s second annual Opportunities Expo in Ramingining on Friday 26 May. The event was a huge success, with numerous community members showing interest in Miwatj djäma (jobs).

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