The aim of implementing this call is to provide funding for rigorous, culturally informed research into maintaining and improving the social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and fostering wellness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

Applications received during the call were peer reviewed by an expert panel of researchers. Following peer review, 5 applications were funded by NHMRC. Details of these awarded grants are provided below.

App ID  Chief Investigator A Application Title Administering Institution Budget Grant duration
1153662 Professor Lisa Jamieson A motivational interviewing intervention to improve social and emotional well-being among Aboriginal children University of Adelaide $898,097 2018-2023
1154002 Professor Elizabeth Sullivan Bangamalhana: A collaborative throughcare program for young Aboriginal women transitioning from prison to community University of Technology Sydney $955,648 2018-2024
1154619 Professor Kerry Arabena Responding to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Aspirations to Foster Self-Determination and Social and Emotional Wellbeing University of Melbourne $1,924,345 2018-2026
1157377 Dr Ashleigh Lin Understanding and promoting the social and emotional wellbeing and mental health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTIQ young people University of Western Australia $716,302 2019-2024
1160167 Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer Against the odds: Understanding the factors influencing wellbeing among Indigenous youth in the Northern Territory University of Sydney $1,026,750 2019-2024