Home » Applications for the Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary ($1000) now CLOSED!

Applications for the Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary ($1000) now CLOSED!

Bursary Now Closed

We look forward to announcing the successful applicant during NAIDOC week.

Acknowledgements

Thank you to all our members and affiliated organisations involved in this Programme including:

Dr Tanya Schramm, President, and Dr Simone Raye, Vice-President, Australian Indigenous Doctor’s Association (AIDA) www.aida.org.au

Ms Leann Wilson from the Healing Foundation (pictured below), and Regional Economic Solutions, who inspired us with her presentation to QMWS in 2018 https://healingfoundation.org.au/about-us/our-board/leann-wilson/

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Indigenous Engagement at UQ https://about.uq.edu.au/pvc-ie

Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) www.amsa.org.au/indigenoushealth

Thanks also to Louise Numina for allowing us to use her Purple Bush Leaves Medicine artwork in association with the Bursary (see the two videos of Louise making the painting). Her artwork was chosen as the AFMW contribution to the MWIA Centennial Collage in New York in 2019 (pictured).

And to Pia du Pradal and Ms Jodi Curnow-Baker for their ongoing support for this project, through the production of the beautiful scarves.

Thank you to all supporters

 

Project Contributions

Contributions to the Project can be made:

1) Directly via our online contribution page

2) Through the purchase of the Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Scarves

purchase of the Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Scarves

 

Dr Lydia Pitcher
Vice-President AFMW 2018 -21
Past President QMWS 2016-19

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