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Opinion: Why we need to support Aboriginal women’s choice to give birth on country

June 15th, 2016

Professor Rhonda Marriott

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch’s Professor of Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Rhonda Marriott and her co-authors argue that getting maternity care right for Aboriginal women will be critical in improving health outcomes for Aboriginal babies.

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Improving perinatal outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

June 13th, 2016

Three investigators from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will pilot an early intervention program which aims to close the gap in perinatal care between Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people, improving the outcomes for future generations.

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Mothering film highlights importance of culture in Aboriginal communities

August 7th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott has been researching Aboriginal parenting in Roebourne

A film about Aboriginal parenting produced as a result of research funded by the Australian Research Council into the health and wellbeing of women and children in Roebourne will be screened at Murdoch University for the first time on August 7.

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New steps towards reconciliation at Murdoch

June 3rd, 2015

Murdoch University has developed its Reconciliation Action Plan

Murdoch University formalised its commitment to social justice with the launch of Murdoch's Reconciliation Action Plan at an event celebrating 40 years of Indigenous alumni.

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Indigenous researcher makes Western Australian of the Year shortlist

May 28th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott

Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.

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Murdoch professor honoured with lifetime achievement award

October 20th, 2014

A distinguished Murdoch University Aboriginal health researcher has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by her peers in midwifery and nursing at a recent conference.

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New study to investigate maternity provision for Aboriginal women

June 9th, 2014

A multi-faceted study led by a Murdoch University researcher will influence the way maternity services support Aboriginal women in Western Australia during pregnancy and birthing.

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Nigerian First Lady guest of honour at Murdoch

October 27th, 2011

Murdoch University hosted a meeting for local Indigenous professional women with the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Her Excellency Dame Dr Patience Goodluck Jonathan, and key women members of her entourage. The group are in Perth for the CHOGM events.

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Murdoch launches unique Nyungar program for 2011

June 14th, 2011

The 2011 Wanju Boodjah program, which celebrates Nyungar culture and community, has been launched at Murdoch's Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre. The course is the only one of its kind in Western Australia.

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Aboriginal centre celebrates with traditional ceremony

April 8th, 2011

Staff, students and supporters of the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at Murdoch University gathered for a symbolic smoking ceremony at the centre.

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