Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.09.08
1. What is Ochre?
'Ochre - supporting Indigenous health through art' is an auction of Indigenous art which is raising funds for research into Indigenous child health at the Menzies School of Health Research.
2. Who are the Menzies School of Health Research?
Menzies is Australia's leader in Indigenous health research. Based in Darwin in the mighty Northern Territory, Menzies has been conducting its ground breaking research into Indigenous health for almost 25 years. With a staff of almost 200 dedicated researchers and a budget of over $22 million, Menzies' expertise spans Indigenous child health, mental health, social determinants of health and chronic disease as well as tropical infectious diseases and international health.
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