Strengthening Indigenous Communities (Creating Partnership)

Venue: Mercure Hotel, Brisbane

Location: BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

Event Date/Time: Dec 10, 2008 End Date/Time: Dec 11, 2008
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This joint presentation of the Dandenong and District Aborigines Cooperative Limited and their key partners examines their integrated service model and focus on collaborative commitment to improving Indigenous health status. The presentation will address:

• Partnership model design and the policy and procedures framework
• Strategies that have contributed to improving Indigenous peoples access to mainstream health and wellbeing services – including employment and training opportunities for Indigenous staff, change management in mainstream agencies and initiating high need projects
• Methods to improve increased engagement with community representatives
• Enhancing and complementing priority services for the Indigenous communities

What is different about this event?

• Hear from successful ground level case study presentations sourced from across Australia
• Gain first-hand advice about developing partnerships between organisations, private companies, government and community with group presentations from different stakeholders
• Take away practical strategies for effectively engaging with a diverse range of communities