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Artwork attribution: Jordan Lovegrove, Indigenous artist. The artwork for the NHMRC work in Indigenous health and medical research communicates empowerment of people over their health and the progression of learning and knowledge out from the meeting place (NHMRC—bottom left corner), where many people are gathered. In the streams there are the sources of nutrition and health—ants, berry bush and fish, as well as stars, which symbolise new ideas.

IREC Review Consultation Report

The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of feedback received as part of the national consultation to review NHMRC’s Indigenous Research Excellence Criteria (IREC).

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Reconciliation Action Plan 2022-24

Our commitment to improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples covers all aspects of NHMRC’s responsibilities, as well as contributing to the Australian Government’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2021-2031. 

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Road Map 3 - Report of Community Consultations

Road Map 3: A strategic framework for improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health through research. Report of Community Consultations. 

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Road map II: A strategic framework for improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through research

Road map II: A strategic framework for improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through research will be used by the NHMRC’s Research Committee to identify research topics requiring priority funding.

 

Keeping research on track

Keeping research on track: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about health research ethics was designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities when they are considering conducting or being involved with health research.

 

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Values and ethics - Guidelines for ethical conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research

This document provided guidance to researchers and Human Research Ethics Committees on the complex considerations necessary in the conception, design and conduct of appropriate research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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We have published a wealth of information on Australian health and medical research, and on specific issues relating to Australian health and health care. These include statements, strategies, guidelines and other reports – all of which are publicly available.