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Associations between participation in a ranger program and health and wellbeing outcomes among aboriginal and torres strait islander people in central Australia: A proof of concept study

Jones, Roxanne; Thurber, Katherine; Wright, Alyson; Chapman, Jan; Donohoe, Peter; Davis, Vanessa; Lovett, Raymond


Culture can be viewed as an integral part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. This study explores the association between caring for country, through participation in a Ranger program, and wellbeing. We analyzed cross-sectional data collected in Central Australia in 2017, comparing health and wellbeing (life satisfaction, general health, psychological wellbeing and family wellbeing) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples employed as Rangers (n = 43)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15071478
Access Rights: Open Access


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