June 15th, 2016
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.
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.
August 7th, 2015
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.
June 3rd, 2015
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.
May 28th, 2015
Aboriginal health researcher Professor Rhonda Marriott has been shortlisted in the Western Australian of the Year Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 8th, 2011
Staff, students and supporters of the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre at Murdoch University gathered for a symbolic smoking ceremony at the centre.