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FYI Website update – living archive & resource…

2022 June 8
by anthea

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Time for an update…

2022 June 8
by anthea

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Congratulations & all power to you, Linda Burney

2022 June 8
by anthea

Linda Burney sworn in pic & Text

Foodswell RIG News Nov 21 – out now

2021 November 22
by anthea

 Foodswell RIG News – Nov 2021



2021 November 17
by anthea

AMSANT’s 2021 Food Summit Report

Informed, powerful & strong.

Read the full Report @

 Food Summit Report Food Security in the Northern Territory

From the Report’s acknowledgements:

“The Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) acknowledges the Aboriginal Peoples of the Northern Territory, their un-ceded sovereignty over Country, and the lands on which this report workshops and consultations have been conducted.

We pay our deepest respect and gratitude to ancestors, elders and leaders who have paved the way for our future generations with strength and fortitude.

This report draws upon the ideas and desires of Aboriginal communities across the Northern Territory (NT) and we pay our respect to those who shared their experiences, ideas and hopes for a more equitable Australia without disadvantage

AMSANT would like to acknowledge and thank the Federal Department of Health and Northern Territory Department of Health who funded the project that has led to this report. We also acknowledge and thank the work and support that the working group member services and project partners in this project provided:

  • The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation (ALPA)
  • Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress)
  • Central Land Council (CLC)
  • Danila Dilba Health Service
  • Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation Monash University
  • Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS)
  • Northern Territory Government, Department of Health
  • Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service”

Nourishing Matters podcast with Julie Brimblecombe

2021 October 22
by anthea

Hi there, know we’re overdue for a Foodswell RIG News…coming soon, but listen in to this great episode with Dr Julie Brimblecombe – all about her work with remote communities and food stores

Listen in @:

Ep8 Dr Julie Brimblecombe SM


2021 May 25
by anthea

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AMSANT Food Security Summit June 24-25, Alice Springs

2021 May 24
by anthea

Food Summit Consultation and Discussion paper summaries - READ summary of consultation & discussion paper at link left: see page 1 (of 5) below….

Disc & cons Paper Summary p1 of 5


AMSANT Food Security Summit, June 24 – 25

2021 May 24
by anthea

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Feb 2021: Foodswell RIG News – Healthy Lands & Waters News & Events

2021 February 23
by anthea

Good to know news and events – Pivoting, positive times?  New conversations & connections for two-way land stewardship, climate action, healthy and sustainable food

Read the latest Foodswell RIG News HERE for a snapshot of upcoming events that demonstrate fresh thinking and new ways to help frame and to respond to the environmental and other challenges that 2020 highlighted. New perspectives, narratives, change coalitions and action to help take us ’beyond business as usual’ thinking and doing to help build greater resilience and wellbeing.