Cultural understanding and respect were key to providing better mental health support to Aboriginal people and communities, and the employment of highly trained Aboriginal mental health workers should be central to the state's response, said the NSW Mental Health Commissioner, Mr John Feneley, on Friday 5 December.
CSU and Wiradjuri Elders are this week celebrating the success of a new course designed to revitalise the Wiradjuri language, culture and heritage.
Aboriginal girls from Albury, Wagga, and north-east Victoria will spend two days at CSU in Albury-Wodonga in a new program to give the teenagers first-hand experience of higher education.
CSU Indigenous studies lecturer Mr Brett Biles is using his PhD program to help improve Indigenous men's health, with a focus on heart disease.
An Indigenous CSU student said her participation at a recent conference showed her social work is 'politics with soul'.
NAIDOC 2014 will be celebrated at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Wagga Wagga from Monday 25 August to Friday 29 August to showcase traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture.
A program led by CSU is making inroads into mathematics education in the isolated and ancient Pilbara region of Western Australia.
A Wiradjuri woman and CSU academic has won a NAIDOC award for her teaching and research that benefits the Wiradjuri and wider Aboriginal community in Australia.
The power of science to lift the educational outcomes of Indigenous high school students in regional areas has been highlighted during a national conference on engagement in higher education at CSU.
An agreement between Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Port Macquarie and the Hastings Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG) will enhance Indigenous education opportunities on the NSW Mid North Coast.