News and Resources

AFS News

  • Recruitment ended in November 2013. A total of 344 women from urban, regional and remote areas of South Australia took part in the study. We are grateful to the many Aboriginal families, communities and agencies that have supported the study since 2007.

AFS Policy Briefs

Preliminary findings from the study were summarised in two policy briefs produced in May and November, 2013. These policy briefs have been widely distributed to policy makers, services and community organisations.

  • Brown SJ, Yelland J, Weetra D, Glover K, Stuart-Butler D, Leane C, Deverix J, Ah Kit J, Gartland D. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No 5: Safeguarding the health of mothers and babies. Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, 2016; 4pp. PDF icon Policy Brief 5
  • ​​Brown SJ, Mensah FK, Ah Kit J, Stuart-Butler D, Glover K, Leane C, Weetra D, Gartland D, Newbury J, Yelland J. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No 4: Improving the health of Aboriginal babies.
    Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, 2016; 4pp. PDF iconAFS Policy Brief 4
AFS Interview

AFS Interview Booklet

  • The interview booklet was developed in consultation with the Aboriginal Advisory Group based on feedback from the consultations with Aboriginal community organisations and communities, and with policy makers and services held in 2007-2008.
    PDF iconAFS Interview Booklet