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Deek, H., Abbott, P., Moore, L., Davison, J., Cameron, S., DiGiacomo, M., McGrath, S., Dharmendra, T., & Davidson, P. M. (in press). Pneumococcus in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: the role of Aboriginal Health Workers and implications for nursing practice. Contemporary Nurse

McHenry, M. P., Balilla, V. S., Anwar McHenry, J., Parkinson, R. M., & Banal, D. T. Indigenous Philippine Aeta Magbukún tribe’s traditional forest use and adaptation to encroaching cultures, land uses, and cash-based agriculture and forestry. In Lucas Borja ME and Lac S (Eds) Climate change and forest ecosystems. Nova Science Publishers, New York


Donovan, R. J., & Anwar-McHenry, J. (2014). Act-Belong-Commit: Lifestyle Medicine for Keeping Mentally Healthy. (in press) Journal of American Lifestyle Medicine. 8(1), 33-42.

Dudgeon, W., Wright, M., Paradies, Y., Garvey, D. and Walker, I. (2014). Aboriginal social, cultural and historical contexts. In Working together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice. Dudgeon, P., Milroy, H. & Walker, R. (Eds.) (2014). Commonwealth Department of Health: Australia. (Part 1 Chapter 1, pp.3-24).

Dudgeon, P., Rickwood, D., Garvey, D. and Gridley, H. (2014). A history of Indigenous psychology. In Working together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and wellbeing principles and practice. Dudgeon, P., Milroy, H. & Walker, R. (Eds.) (2014). Commonwealth Department of Health: Australia. (Part 1 Chapter 3, pp. 39-54).

Durey, A., Wynaden D., Ali, M. & Barr, L. (2014). Improving forensic mental health care for Aboriginal Australians – Challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 23 (3), 195-202

Durey, A., Wynaden, D. & O’Kane, M. (2014) Improving forensic mental healthcare to Indigenous Australians: Theorising the intercultural space. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 21(4), 296-302

Timms, L., Williams, C., Strokes, S. F., & Kane, R. Literacy skills of Australian Indigenous school children with and without otitis media and hearing loss. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 16 (3), 327-334


Anwar McHenry, J. (2013). Addressing the calls for evidence in arts and health: a quantitative approach to understanding the role of the arts in the wellbeing of the Mid West region of Western Australia. UNESCO Observatory E-Journal, 3(3), [online]

Anwar McHenry, J. (2013). Unique challenges in developing capacity in rural and remote Australia: arts utility in growing rural and remote places. In J.B. Laewen (Ed.) Capacity Development: Perspectives, Opportunities, and Challenges (pp55 78). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Anwar McHenry, J., & Donovan, R. J. (2013). The development of the Perth Charter for the Promotion of Mental Health and Wellbeing. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 15(1), 58-64

Balilla, V. S, Anwar McHenry, J., McHenry, M. P., Parkinson, R. M., & Banala, D. T. (2013). Indigenous Aeta Magbukún self-identity, social-political structures, and self-determination at the local level in the Philippines. Journal of Anthropology, in press.

Davidson, P. M., Jiwa, M., DiGiacomo, M., McGrath, S., Newton, P., Durey, A., Bessarab, D., & Thompson, S. C. (2013) The experience of lung cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and what it means for policy, service planning and delivery. Australian Health Review, 37(1) 70-78.

DiGiacomo, M., Delaney, P., Abbott, P., Davidson, P. M. , Delaney, J. , & Vincent, F. (2013) Doing the Hard Yards: Carer and provider focus group perspectives of accessing Aboriginal childhood disability services, BMC Health Services Research, 13 (3), 326

DiGiacomo, M., Davidson, P. M., Abbott, P., Delaney, P., Dharmendra, T., McGrath, S. J., Delaney, J., & Vincent, F. (2013) Childhood Disability in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: a literature review, International Journal for Equity in Health, 12, 7

Donovan, R. J., Hernandez Aguilera, Y., Laws, A., Comtesse, S., & Anwar-McHenry, J. (2013). Words speak louder than logos: Results of a test of branding format for naming rights sponsorships. Mentally Healthy WA, Curtin University, Perth.

Durey, A. (2013). Academic researchers and clinicians collaborating to improve forensic mental health care to Indigenous Australians. Presentation at Australian College of Mental Health Nursing 39th International Mental Health Nursing Conference – Collaboration and Partnership in Mental Health Nursing. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 22 (suppl. 1), 1–37

Durey, A., Lin, I., & Thompson, D. (2013) ‘It’s a different world out there’: Improving how academics prepare health science students for rural and Indigenous practice in Australia. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia (HERDSA) Journal, 32 (5), 722-733

Flavell, H, Thackrah, R. & Hoffman, J. (2013) Developing Indigenous Australian cultural competence: a model for implementing Indigenous content into curricula. Journal for Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 4 (1), 39-57.

Jalleh, G., Anwar McHenry, J., Donovan, R. J., & Laws., A. (2013). Impact on community organisations that partnered with the Act-Belong-Commit mental health promotion campaign. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 24(1), 44-48.

Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Sanfilipp, F. M., Hobbs, M. S., Knuiman, M. W., Bessarab, D., Durey, A., & Thompson, S. C. (2013) Voting with their feet - predictors of discharge against medical advice in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal ischaemic heart disease inpatients in Western Australia: an analytic study using data linkage. BMC Health Services Research 13: 330

McHenry, M. P., & Anwar McHenry, J. (2013). Indigenous-owned pastoral land forestry carbon biosequestration and bioenergy options in arid, salt-affected Western Australian bioregions. In H Ren, MP McHenry, & JC Loaiza Usuga (Eds) Plantations: biodiversity, carbon sequestration, and restoration (pp53-76). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

McHenry, M. P., Anwar McHenry, J., Balilla, V. S., & Parkinson, R. M. (2013). The Indigenous Aeta of Bataan, Philippines: Extraordinary genetic origins, modern history, and land rights. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, in press.

Moscou-Jackson, G., Commodore-Mensah, Y., Farley, J.,& DiGiacomo, M. (2013). Smoking Cessation Interventions in Persons Living with HIV or AIDS: A systematic review. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC), 25 (1), 32-45

Munns, A., Wyatt, J., Garvey, D., Thomas, A. & McMillan, F. (2013). Allied health and Indigenous Australia: Indigenous Australians and psychology. In Hampton, R. and Toombs, M. (Eds.) Indigenous health: The wombat in the room. Oxford University Press: Melbourne.

Robinson, K., Donovan, R. J., & Anwar McHenry, J. (2013). A Great Way to Live Life. The Act-Belong-Commit Guide to Keeping Mentally Healthy. Perth: Mentally Healthy WA, Curtin University.

Shahid, S., Durey, A., Bessarab, D., Aoun, S. M., & Thompson, S. C. (2013). Identifying barriers and improving communication between cancer service providers and Aboriginal patients and their families: The perspective of service providers. BMC Health Services Research, 13, 460

Taylor, K. P., Bessarab, D., Hunter, L., & Thompson, S. C. (2013). Aboriginal-mainstream partnerships: exploring the challenges and enhancers of a collaborative service arrangement for Aboriginal clients with substance use issues, BMC Health Services Research, 13, 12 

Thackrah, R. & Thompson, S. (2013) Confronting uncomfortable truths: receptivity and resistance to Aboriginal content in midwifery education. Contemporary Nurse: Issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Care, 46, 113-122

Thackrah, R. & Thompson, S. (2013) Refining the concept of cultural competence: building on decades of progress. The Medical Journal of Australia. 199 (1), 35-38.

Thackrah, R. & Thompson, S. (2013). ‘Friendly racism’ and white guilt: midwifery students’ engagement with Aboriginal content in their program. Forum on Public Policy, Vol. 2013, (2).


Balilla, V. S., Anwar McHenry, J., McHenry, M. P., Parkinson, R. M., & Banala, D. T. (2012). Aeta Magbukún of Mariveles: traditional indigenous forest resource use practices and the sustainable economic development challenge in remote Philippine regions. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 31, 1-23.

Christou, A., & Thompson, S. C. (2012). Colorectal cancer screening knowledge, attitudes and behavioural intention among Indigenous Western Australians. BMC Public Health,12, 528 

Davidson, P.M., Jiwa, M., DiGiacomo M., McGrath S.J., Newton, P.J., Durey, A., Bessarab, D., Thompson S.C. (2012). The experience of lung cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and what it means for policy, service planning and delivery. Australian Health Review. Available from

Durey, A. & Thompson, S.C. (2012) Reducing the health disparities of Indigenous Australians: Time to change focus. BMC Health Services Research. 12:151 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-151 Available from

Durey, A., Wynaden, D., Thompson, S., Davidson, P., Bessarab, D., & Katzenellenbogen, J. (2012). Owning solutions: A collaborative model to improve quality in hospital care for Aboriginal Australians. Nursing Inquiry, 19(2), 144-152.

Garvey, D. (2012). A funny thing happened on the way the hypogeum: An account of crisis and congruity in the arena of Indigenous mental health. Qualitative Research Journal, 12, 155-164.

Garvey, D. and Bishop B. (2012). Indigenous and cross-cultural psychology. In M. Passer and R. Smith (Eds.) Psychology: The science of mind and behaviour (Australian Edition). McGraw-Hill: Australia.

Groot, S., Rua, M., Masters-Awatere, B., Dudgeon, P. & Garvey, D. (2012). Ignored no longer: Emerging Indigenous researchers on Indigenous psychologies. The Australian Community Psychologist, 24, 1 (Editorial).

Katzenellenbogen, J. M., Sanfilippo, F. M., Hobbs, M. S. T., Briffa, T. G., Knuiman, M. W., Dimer, L., Thompson, P. L., & Thompson, S. C. (2012). Complex impact of remoteness on the incidence of myocardial infarction in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Western Australia. The Australian Jounral of Rural Health, 20, 305-11 

Prandl, K. J., Rooney, R. Bishop, B. J. (2012). Mental health of Australian Aboriginal women during pregnancy: identifying the gaps. Archives of Women s Mental Health, 15(3), 149-154.

Prout, S., Green, C., Nichols, F., & Anwar McHenry, J.. (2012). Housing Supply and Access for Aboriginal People in Geraldton, WA, Report Two (May 2012). Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton.

Prout, S., Green, C., Anwar McHenry, J., & Nichols, F. (2012). Aboriginal Housing in Geraldton: the Historical and Policy Contexts, Report One (February 2012). Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Geraldton.

Timms, L., Grauaug, S., & Williams, C. (2012). Middle Ear Disease and Hearing Loss in School-Aged Indigenous Western Australian Children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing, 15(4), 277-290


Davidson, P. M., DiGiacomo, M., Thompson, S.C., Abbott, P., Davison, J., Moore, L., Daly, J., McGrath, S., Taylor, K.,& Usherwood T. (2011). Health workforce issues and how these impact on Indigenous Australians. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 14 (4), 69-84.

DiGiacomo, M, et al, (2011) Smoking cessation in Indigenous populations of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States: elements of effective interventions. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 8, 388-410.

Durey A., Thompson S.C., & Wood, M. (2011) Time to bring down the twin towers in poor Aboriginal hospital care: Addressing institutional racism and misunderstandings in communication. Internal Medicine Journal, 42(1), 17-22.

Garvey, D. (2011). Closing gaps, maintaining cadence and removing trampolines: a personal reflection on 20 years in health. Medical Journal of Australia, 194, 10, 543-545.

Shahid , S., Finn, L., Bessarab, D., & Thompson, S.(2011). “Nowhere to room…nobody told them”: logistical and cultural impediments to Aboriginal peoples’ participation in cancer treatment. The Australian Health Review, 35, 235-241

Thompson, S. C., Shahid, S., Bessarab, D., Durey, A., & Davidson, P. M. (2011). Not just bricks and mortar: Planning hospital cancer services for Aboriginal people. BMC Research Notes. 4(62).



Davidson, P. M., Abbott, P., Davison, J., Moore, L., & DiGiacomo, M. (2010). Improving medication uptake in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 19 (5-6), 372-377.

DiGiacomo, M., Thompson, S., Smith, J., Taylor, K., Dimer, L., Ali, M., Wood, M., Leahy, T., & Davidson, P. M. (2010). 'I don't know why they don't come': barriers to participation in cardiac rehabilitation. Australian Health Review, 34, 452-457.

DiGiacomo, M., Davidson, P. M., Taylor, K., Smith, J., Dimer, L., Ali, M., Wood, M., Leahy, T., & Thompson, S. (2010). Health information system linkage and coordination are critical for increasing access to secondary prevention in Aboriginal health: a qualitative study. Quality in Primary Care, 18 (1),17-26.

DiGiacomo, M., Abbott, P., Davison, J., Moore, L., & Davidson, P. M. (2010). Facilitating uptake of Aboriginal Adult Health Checks through community engagement and health promotion. Quality in Primary Care, 18, 157-64.

Durey, A (2010) Reducing racism in Indigenous health care in Australia: Where does cultural education fit? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34, S87-92.

Garvey, D. (2010). ‘Ready, Steady…Practice!’: How working better with Indigenous Australian people can take as little as three minutes of your time. The Australian Community Psychologist , 22(1), 8-17.