Aboriginal Health: Western Australia Health

Aboriginal Health: Western Australia Health: Aboriginal Health, a statewide office within WA Health, is responsible for facilitating a collaborative and coordinated approach within WA Health’s public health system to improve health outcomes for all Aboriginal people living in Western Australia. Aboriginal Health is principally positioned to provide high level strategic leadership including advice for matters which directly and indirectly impact health outcomes.

Indigenous Hip Hop (IHH) Projects (WA)

Indigenous Hip Hop (IHH) Projects (WA)

Young people are mentored over a week to produce a song and video clip for presentation to their community, and for subsequent use and distribution in health promotion.

On day 1, using rap as the key form of engagement, young people are mentored in writing their own songs addressing key issues related to smoking in their community and incorporating the local culture and heritage.