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First 1000 Days Australia Summit



The First 1000 Days Australia Summit is a three-day event that brings together early life educators, community organisations, social workers, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and others aligned with the First 1000 Days Australian model.

The theme for the summit is Celebrating our leadership, strengthening our families.

Abstracts are invited on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led and conceived of, evidence-based research and interventions that address children’s needs from pre‐conception to two years of age, thereby laying the best foundation for their future health and wellbeing.

Presentations and workshops will address areas including:

Prior to the conference a two-day Introduction to the First 1000 Days Australia Short Course will be held on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 October. 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.

Abstract submissions close on Friday 25 August 2017.
Registrations close on Wednesday 4 October 2017.


Indigenous Health Equity Unit
The University Of Melbourne
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
207 Bouverie Street
Melbourne Vic 3010


Last updated: 8 August 2017
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