Research News: Number 35




Author:  Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FaHCSIA Research News is a periodic newsletter that provides an overview of and update on research within FaHCSIA, focusing on key findings and outcomes, updates on new departmental publications and promotion of forthcoming events/conferences.

The feature article reports on the workshop 'Investing in Indigenous child health research’ held on 22 May 2009.

The feature article reports on Wave One data release for Footprints in Time: the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) and discusses some preliminary findings. In 2008 the study included more than 900 babies aged approximately six to eighteen months and more than 700 children aged approximately three and a half years to four and a half years. The Wave One dataset is available from 20 October 2009.


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