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 S, Glover K, Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Stuart-Butler D, Leane C, Turner M, Gartland D, Yelland J. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No 3:  Antenatal care: achieving equitable access. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2015; 4pp.
    PDF iconAFS Policy Brief 3
  • Glover K, Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Miller R, Weetra D, Gartland D, Yelland J, Brown S. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No. 1: Antenatal care (May 2013), Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013; 4pp.
  • Glover K, Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Miller R, Weetra D, Gartland D, Yelland J, Brown S. Aboriginal Families Study Policy Brief No. 2: Social health issues in pregnancy (Nov 2013), Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013; 4pp. 
    PDF iconAFS Policy Brief 2
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