NAIDOC Seminar wrap up

On Tuesday 4 July, the Kirby Institute held a special NAIDOC seminar where our guest speakers spoke about the significance of “Strengthening Partnerships for Indigenous Health Research”. We heard from Ms Walbira Murrayfrom Central Australian Aboriginal Congress; Ms Melinda Walkerthe Community Reference Panel Coordinator at the Centre for Social Research in Health; Mr Simon Pettita UNSW Medical Student and ILP placement at Justice Health Research Program, Kirby Institute; and Dr Paul Simpsona Research Fellow in our Justice Health Research Program at the Kirby Institute.

The Kirby Institute would like to thank the wonderful speakers and guests for making the seminar a success.

The Kirby Institute is committed to seeking more collaborative and effective ways to achieve sustainable health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and to Indigenous communities.

Check out the images below from the event.

Scientia Professor David Cooper opens the event.


Ms Walbira Murray from the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.


Associate Professor Rebecca Guy and Ms Walbira Murray from the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress taking questions from the audience.


A full house.


Ms Melinda Walker from the Centre for Social Research in Health.


Mr Simon Pettit from the Kirby Institute and UNSW.

Date published: 
Thursday, 6 July 2017