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Introduction to First 1000 Days Australia (Qld)



This course presents the overall objectives of First 1000 Days Australia, which aims to provide a coordinated, comprehensive intervention addressing the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from pre-conception to two years of age.

Through a mix of presentations, group work and case studies, the course will explore how the First 1000 Days Australia Model can be established and implemented across different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities Australia-wide in partnership with the University of Melbourne and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

Day one will provide participants with an overview of the First 1000 Days and its adaptation to the Australian context.

Day two will present an overview of the Australian evidence base for the First 1000 Days an a practical guide to establishing First 1000 Days Australia within regional organisations and institutions.

The course is suitable for those working in government, the not-for profit sector and community agencies, research students and academics who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or who have an interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

For more information and to register, please refer to the contact details/links below.


Elle McLachlan
University of Melbourne
Ph: (03) 8344 3175


Last updated: 8 August 2017
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