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WGATSIEH is pleased to announce that the 11th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference will take place at Cairns in October 2017.

Invitation to Attend

On behalf of the enHealth Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health and NSW Health, I warmly welcome your attendance at the 11th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health Conference on 5-7 September 2017 at the Pullman, Cairns International, Cairns, QLD.

The aim of this national conference is to:

  • increase the understanding and awareness of environmental health issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities;
  • provide a forum for discussion on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health issues;
  • provide a national voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health

The conference provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health practitioners a unique opportunity to meet in one place, to network and share information and learn of new initiatives. The conference theme Connecting environmental health through partnerships – a grassroots approach will be addressed through a number of presentations delivered predominantly by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health practitioners.

Jeff Standen
Chair enHealth Working Group on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH)

Conference Venue
Pullman, Cairns International, 17 Abbott St, Cairns City QLD 4870

Dinner venue
To be confirmed

About The Artwork

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Conference artwork titled “Dugong, Clamshells, and Sea Urchin” appears courtesy of the artist, Patricia Singleton.

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Conference artwork titled “Torres Strait Partnership” appears courtesy of the artist, Mario Assan.