Posts for "advocacy" tag


Funding for dialysis in Pukatja

The Australian Government is offering to cover the cost of establishing a dialysis facility on the APY Lands. But there’s a problem... read on

Interview with Stuart McMillan

Stuart McMillan is the Moderator of the Uniting Church’s Northern Synod. The Northern Synod takes in all of the Northern Territory, the Kimberley region in Western Australia and all of the APY Lands. In this interview, Stuart... read on

Interview with Kinyin McKenzie

Kinyin McKenzie is an Anangu man with end stage renal disease. Kinyin comes from Pukatja (Ernabella) but lives in Alice Springs because there are no dialysis facilities on the APY Lands. For many years, Kinyin... read on

APY Lands: dialysis forum in Umuwa

On 29 September 2010, the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council held a Cross Border Renal Dialysis Forum in Umuwa to “discuss the current renal dialysis crisis in Central Australia.” Around 200 people attended the event... read on

Access to dialysis: Anangu speak out

For many years, Anangu have been asking governments to establish dialysis services on the APY Lands. These requests became more urgent in early 2009 when the Northern Territory Government decided it would no longer let people from the APY Lands relocate to Alice Springs for renal dialysis... read on

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