Publications and Presentations

Publications

Brown SJ, Weetra D, Glover K, Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Leane C, Mitchell A, Stuart-Butler, Turner M, Gartland D, Yelland J. Improving Aboriginal women’s experiences of maternity care: results of the Aboriginal Families Study. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. 2015. Download here

Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Glover K, Mitchell A, Miller R, Weetra D, Wiebe J, Yelland J, Newbury J, Robinson J, Brown SJ. Aboriginal Families Study: a population-based study keeping community and policy goals in mind right from the start. Int J Equity Health Care 2013,12:41. Download here

Glover K, Buckskin M, Ah Kit J, Miller R, Weetra D, Gartland D, Yelland J, Brown S. Antenatal care: experiences of Aboriginal women and families in South Australia. Preliminary findings of the Aboriginal Families Study (March 2013), Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013; 45pp.

Weetra D et al. Stressful events, social health issues and psychological distress in Aboriginal women having a baby in South Australia: implications for antenatal care. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016; 16:88. Download here.

Wilson H, Miller R, Arney F, Brown S, Glover K, Stamp G. Aboriginal Families Study South Australian Community Consultation Report. Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia and University of South Australia, Melbourne 2009;42pp.

Wilson H, Miller R, Arney F, Brown S, Glover K, Stamp G. Aboriginal Families Study Community Report of the Consultation. Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia and University of South Australia, Melbourne 2009; 12pp. Download here

Policy Briefs

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. Download here

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 Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2015; 4pp. Download here

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 Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013; 4pp. Download here

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 Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria and Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 2013; 4pp. Download here

Recent presentations

  • Donna Weetra was awarded ‘best presentation’ by an early career researcher at the South Australian Aboriginal Health Showcase held by the Wardliparringa Aboriginal Health Unit, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
  • Mary Buckskin and Donna Weetra gave a presentation at the NACCHO Summit in Melbourne, June 2014.
  • Stephanie Brown and Donna Weetra gave a presentation at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Third Indigenous Women’s Health Meeting in Adelaide, March 2014.
  • Karen Glover and Donna Weetra gave a presentation at the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand annual congress in Adelaide in April, 2013.