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Education programs for Indigenous Australians about sexually transmitted infections and bloodborne viruses

As a group, Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than other Australians, including in the area of sexual health. The Closing the Gap Clearinghouse looks at sexual health education programs as a way of promoting sexual health for Indigenous Australians. Original article

More students in higher ed, but it’s no more representative

While access to higher education has broadened, those students classified as disadvantaged are not necessarily participating at equitable or representative rates. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Synthetic drugs continue to evolve in Australia as governments try bans, regulation

As new synthetic drugs are developed and made available, the debate over whether to ban or regulate their availability continues. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Indigenous HIV groups place future in hands of young and Elders

A new initiative called ANTHYM, the Aboriginal Nations Torres Strait Islander HIV Youth Mob, was recently launched at the International Indigenous Pre-Conference on HIV and AIDS, held prior to this year's International AIDS Conference. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Pasifika youth in Melbourne 'at risk'

Many young people from Pacific Islander families living in Australia are living in a precarious economic situation and are considered 'at risk' as a result. Original article

28 Jul 2014

Ballarat program helps parents dealing with teen domestic violence

ABC's The World Today features a  new outreach program in Victoria is being trialled to help parents and siblings who feel under threat from violent adolescents. Original article

28 Jul 2014

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