Croakey is closed for summer holidays and will resume publishing in the week of 9 January 2023. In the meantime, we are re-publishing some of our top articles from 2022.
This article was first published on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
Introduction by Croakey: If you followed #BSTL2022 on Twitter recently, you would have seen some inspiring and uplifting presentations on Birthing on Country.
The tweets were coming from The Best Start To Life conference, a national gathering hosted by the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress in Mparntwe/Alice Springs.
The RISE Framework underpinned many of the conference discussions:
Croakey thanks @CAACongress and @MollyCentre for guest tweeting at @WePublicHealth from the conference, as summarised below. Also see the Twitter stream for more tweets.
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress and the Molly Wardaguga Research Centre tweet:
Werte! #BSTL2022 is about to kick off in sunny Mparntwe! @CAACongress on deck today. Ahead: Welcome to Arrernte Country, followed by @DrRoey01 and @DonnaAhChee1 setting the scene with their opening addresses.
Coming up this morning: @DrRoey01 and @kildeasue on Redesigning birthing services for First Nations women, babies and families, then Commissioner @June_Oscar and Senator @Malarndirri19 in a panel discussing the future of birthing services…
Big thanks to our MC @WestRoianne, helping us navigate our busy program. 250 delegates, two days of big talks.
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See other articles by @WePublicHealth guest tweeters
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