A new series of Indigenous health resources was launched today by the ACON Aboriginal Project as part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV Awareness Week. The Aboriginal Project encompasses health promotion for, by and with Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people of diverse sexuality and gender, especially those living with HIV, or at highest risk of being affected by HIV. The Project aims to build knowledge and skills-based resilience, health and wellbeing via a culturally appropriate model of holistic health that recognises emotional, spiritual, social and mental wellbeing. The team also work with different groups to tackle racism in the community.
To celebrate the launch, special guests, elders and families were invited to a lunch and performance by Gumaroy Newman and brother Mike. Here they are in full flight performing a series of traditional dances for the crowd. Deadly!
Congratulations to Stephen Morgan, Mish and the ACON Aboriginal Project team for a great event on the eve of World AIDS Day 2015.
Find out more about ACON’s work with Aboriginal people