This case study contributes to the discussion on rural and regional settlement by providing community perspectives on how access to government services and community attitudes impact new and emerging communities’ economic participation, social integration, sense of belonging, and sett
The social circumstances of parents are critical to their experience of having a baby and refugee background families may encounter particular challenges. The study Having a Baby in a New Country was conducted in order to develop a better understanding of the issues facing refugee bac
“The Development of a sustainable nutrition education session promoting healthy eating amongst Afghan refugee women within Mildura” was a partnership project produced by Flinders University, Bedford Park SA and Sunraysia Community Health Services, Mildura VIC in collaboration with the
The Having a baby in a new country project was undertaken to address the gap in available evidence about how women and men of refugee-background experience health services during pregnancy, birth and in the first months following birth.
In early 2009, a consortium of health professionals in the Dandenong area identified a need to address mental health concerns among Afghan families of a refugee background. This research explores and documents issues contributing to poor mental health and wellbeing among women of chil