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Minister Kyam Maher – Update Part 2

This week’s Paper Tracker interview includes the second part of a discussion with the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Minister Kyam Maher. The Minister talks about the Federal Government’s Closing the Gap Report, and shares... read on

Update from Nerida Saunders (DSD-AAR)

This week’s Paper Tracker interview is with the Executive Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation within the Department for State Development, Nerida Saunders. Nerida provides updates on a range of issues including, the APY Regional... read on

Minister gets it wrong on Anangu kids hearing

The SA Minister for Health and Ageing (Hon Jack Snelling MP) recently told Parliament that, according to a three-year university study, 65 Anangu school children have perforated ear drums. The Minister’s statement misrepresents the study’s findings and significantly underestimates the incidence of perforated ear drums and other hearing problems among Anangu children... read on

Program 72: Swimming pools and ear health (part 2)

This program features the second part of our extended interview with Linnett Sanchez, a researcher and audiologist from Flinders University. The interview includes a discussion on the importance of developing “surgical pathways” for Anangu children... read on

Program 71: Swimming pools and ear health (part 1)

This program features the first half of an extended interview with Linnett Sanchez, a researcher and audiologist from Flinders University. Linnett discusses the key findings of a three-year investigation to work out if regular access... read on

Second Interview with Linnett Sanchez

Between 2009 and 2011, a team of researchers regularly tested the ear health and hearing of more than 800 Anangu children. Linnett Sanchez, an audiologist and researcher from Flinders University, headed up this investigation that... read on

Program 34: Children’s ear health in Anangu communities

Linnett Sanchez is an audiologist and researcher from Flinders University. On today’s show, we talk with Linnett about the health of children’s ears in Anangu communities, particularly the incidence of middle ear disease, and how... read on

Interview with Linnett Sanchez

Linnett Sanchez is an audiologist and researcher from Flinders University. Since 2003, she has been investigating the ear health of Anangu children. In this extended interview, Linnett explains how and why children get middle ear... read on

Evidence-based initiatives: impact of swimming pools

Many children living in remote Anangu communities suffer from ear disease and hearing loss. Middle ear infections can affect a child’s education and social development and have “serious implications for vocational opportunities and mental health”... read on

Watarru: swimming pool

In 2006, Watarru entered into an agreement with the Federal Government for a community swimming pool. Unlike the arrangements established for other pools on the APY Lands, the Watarru agreement did not require either the Federal or State Government to fund the pool’s ongoing operating costs. Those costs were to be borne by the community itself, possibly with a fuel sales levy.... read on

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