We Will...

Work with our extensive networks to be the pre-eminent source of evidence and expertise in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research

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Work at the community, regional and national levels to improve health outcomes and set the research agenda

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Build on our record as national leaders in knowledge exchange and the translation of research findings into evidence-based practice and policy

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Continue to develop world leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.

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Bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, health services, researchers, governments and other policy makers to enable high-quality, collaborative health research that makes a difference

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Ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have a strong voice in all activities

Our Vision

To achieve equity in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

NICaN Breast Cancer Research Roundtable

The Lowitja Institute was very pleased to welcome the NICaN Breast Cancer Research Roundtable on 27 August 2014.

Mr Romlie Mokak (CEO, The Lowitja Institute), The Hon Dame Quentin Bryce, Mr Alan Cass (CEO, Menzies School of Health Research), Associate Professor Gail Garvey (Division Leader of Epidemiology and Health Systems at Menzies and NICaN leader)Workshop participants


National Indigenous Cancer Network (NICaN) encourages and supports collaboration around Indigenous cancer research and delivery of services to Indigenous people with cancer including their carers and families. Menzies School of Health Research, Cancer Council Australia, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet and the Lowitja Institute are NICaN partners.

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