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Cultural Exchange on Cape York

Cultural Exchange on Cape York Men from two very different parts of Cape York spent time on country together at a special men’s camp which ran from 15 – 20 November. Around 15 Wujal Wujal men headed north to Kowanyama…
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Bernie Singleton Scholarship opens

Bernie Singleton Scholarship opens Apunipima is delighted to welcome the next round of applications for its Bernie Singleton Scholarship. Bernie Singleton, former Chairman of Apunipima, has had a career in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs spanning 50 years. When…
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White Ribbon Day Cape York

The communities of Kowanyama and Napranum call on men to take a stand against male violence to women and girls as they prepare to mark White Ribbon Day. Both communities will hold events that represent a coming together of community,…
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All Healthy for High School

All Healthy for High School Pormpuraaw State School senior students received a health check from an Apunipima health team last week. Apunipima’s Dr Ross Hucks, Diabetes Educator Cathryn Dowey, Maternal and Child Health Nurse Yvonne Barnes and Maternal and Child…
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Healthy, Deadly, Strong in Pormpuraaw

Healthy, Deadly, Strong in Pormpuraaw Apunipima and Pormpuraaw’s Pormpur Paanthu Child Care Centre held a special celebration on Wednesday 16th of November focusing on healthy hands, noses and teeth. Thanks to a generous donation from Colgate Australia, the event saw…
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Eyes on Diabetes – World Diabetes Day 2016

World Diabetes Day 2016 As World Diabetes Day (November 14) approaches, Apunipima’s Diabetes Educators-  Bernadette Heenan and Cathryn Dowey -are presenting at the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference on the benefits of continual glucose monitoring technology (CGMS)…
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