Report of the 6th National Conference

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The Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing funded the publication of this monograph. The final text was compiled by Sonja Carmichael and Xavier Schobben.

The Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH) and the Environmental Health Committee (enHealth) are grateful for the financial assistance provided by the following organisations to meet the costs of running the 6th National Indigenous Environmental Health Conference:

  • Queensland Health
  • Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
  • Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory
  • Department of Human Services, South Australia
  • Department of Human Services, Victoria
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
  • New South Wales Health
  • Western Australian Department of Health
  • Australian Institute of Environmental Health
  • Department of Local Government, Planning, Sport and Recreation
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Department of Natural Resources and Water
There has also been considerable assistance from around the country, and delegates are acknowledged for their efforts. Special thanks, in particular to members of the National Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference Organising Group and the Queensland Local Organising committee and Conference Management Solutions, who provided oversight in expertly guiding the organisation of this successful event:
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  • Clayton Abreu, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Coordinator, Tropical Population Health Unit, Queensland Health
  • Owen Ashby, Manager, Aboriginal Health Unit, Western Australian Department of Health Alan Blackman, Project Officer, Environmental Health, Southern Population Health Unit, Queensland Health
  • Eddie Bobongie, District Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Coordinator, Cape York, Tropical Population Health Unit, Queensland Health
  • Sonja Carmichael, Senior Policy Officer, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health, Environmental Health Unit, Queensland Health
  • Dallas Einsiedel – Project Officer, Environmental Health, Southern Population Health Unit
  • Chris Gyemore, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Coordinator, Southern Population Health Unit, Queensland Health
  • Zane Hughes, Theme Leader, Regional, Remote and Indigenous Programs, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT 0909
  • Adam McEwen, Environmental Health Officer, Central Coast Public Health Unit, New South Wales Health
  • Shane Nichols, Aboriginal Services Manager, Quality Improvement Unit, Barwon-South Western Region, Department of Human Services, Victoria
  • Merle O’Donnell, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Coordinator, Central Population Health Unit Network, Queensland
  • Xavier Schobben, Director, Environmental Health, Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory
  • Nicola Slavin, Senior Policy Officer, Environmental Health,Department of Health and Community Services, Northern Territory
  • Jeff Standen, Manager, Aboriginal Environmental Health Unit, New South Wales Health
  • Craig Steel, Acting Director, Environmental Health, Regional Services Branch, Department of Human Services, South Australia
  • Nicholas Thompson – Program Coordinator, Environmental Health and Vector Control Unit, Primary Health Care Centre, Thursday Island
  • Richard Turnbull – District Environmental Health Worker, Mt Isa,Tropical Population Health Unit, Queensland Health Conference Management Solutions
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  • Adam Druce, Conference Manager, Conference Management Solutions
  • James Paterson, Registration and Operations, Conference Management Solutions

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