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Aboriginal Artwork titled 'Takanna Wadu' (many partnerships to make Aboriginal health good) - copyright Shialee Brodie 2005
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Flinders Aboriginal Health Research Unit (FAHRU)

Working together to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people through research.

Inge & Theresa







Left: Dr Inge Kowanko, Senior Research Fellow

Right: Theresa Leach, Administration Assistant


  • Coordinate, support, conduct and grow Aboriginal health research across all Flinders University campuses (NT and SA)
  • Match the needs of research users (Aboriginal people and the organisations that serve them) to the skills of research providers (researchers based at Flinders and their partners)
  • Enhance collaboration between researchers, Aboriginal people and government and non-government agencies
  • Help to obtain funds for research
  • Promote ethical research practice based on partnerships, trust, cultural respect and the needs of Aboriginal people
  • Build opportunities for capacity development
  • Communicate research findings to Aboriginal communities, other researchers, service providers and policy makers
  • Promote research findings to influence health policy, practice and education


For more information on the FAHRU team and how to contact us, please visit our Contact page.

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