A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the implementation of the Australian Government’s National Emergency Response to Protect Aboriginal Children in the Northern Territory

Project Status

Completed Projects

Chief Investigators

Elizabeth Harris, Tamara Mackean, Mark Harris, Marlene Kong, Alex Brown, Ngaire Brown, Helen Milroy, Ben Harris-Roxas, Terry Dunbar

Other Team Members

Marilyn Wise, Jane Lloyd, Lynn Kemp

Rationale

The Centre for Health Equity Training, Research and Evaluation (CHETRE) was approached by the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) to undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the Australian Government’s National Emergency Response to Protect Aboriginal Children in the Northern Territory.

Aim

In collaboration with AIDA and several communities affected by the Australian Government Intervention we will undertake a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the implementation of the Australian Government’s National Emergency Response to Protect Aboriginal Children in the Northern Territory.

Design and Method

Undertaking an HIA in partnership with AIDA and several communities who are directly impacted by the intervention.

Contact

Elizabeth Harris Email: e.harris@unsw.edu.au

Key Partners

Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

Funding

Fred Hollows Foundation under the auspices of the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

Project lead centre
CHETRE
Project stream
Action for Equity
Project start date
2007
Project end date
2009