"I thought I was going to die": creating a framework for the development and dissemination of culturally appropriate non-fatal strangulation preventative and educational resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Perth, WA

  • Research program: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Project status: Completed
  • Start date: March 2021
  • Expected end date: November 2022
  • Completion date: November 2022
  • Funded by: WA Department of Communities
  • Lead organisation: Centre for Women's Safety and Wellbeing Inc

Research aims and objective:

The proposed project is a partnership between the Centre for Women’s Safety and Wellbeing and the Aboriginal Research Team at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University.

Through a series of community forums, the proposed project seeks to:

  1. Engage Aboriginal stakeholders/service providers/consumers in discussions about NFS;
  2. Identify through feedback from the community forums the most effective and appropriate means for developing and disseminating NFS educational and preventative resources to Aboriginal people;
  3. Provide recommendations for the development of NFS educational and preventative resources targeting Aboriginal girls, women and men, and a framework for dissemination.

Name & Contact Details Role Research Program Location
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Dr Jocelyn Jones
Tel: 61 (0)8 9266 1616
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Chief Investigator

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health


  • Chief Investigator: Kedy Kristal, Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services
  • Chief Investigator: Mandy Wilson, Curtin University

Kedy Kristal
Policy Officer
Tel: 9420 7242
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This project aligns with the following Sustainable Development Goals and Targets: