Research Excellence in Aboriginal Child and Adolescent Health

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A primary objective of CRE REACH is to train a new generation of Aboriginal health researchers through support for further education and higher study for Aboriginal students, PhD positions and Postdoctoral fellowships. 

Meet our current cohort of trainees

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Working with our industry partners and academic institutions we have the opportunity to offer Aboriginal people pathways into further study no matter the level of qualifications or experience.

Whether you are ready for the challenge of a higher research degree like a PhD or want to build your skills to support the work you already do through a research traineeship we want to hear from you.

Our trainees will also receive mentoring and opportunities to attend workshops for career planning, professional development and Community visits and partnerships.

If you see a project that interests you get in touch with us.

Current opportunities

  • Research traineeships for Aboriginal people working in Community Controlled Health Services or the broader health sector.

  • PhDs across the four research streams (tobacco, nutrition, injury and adolescence). Industry PhDs involve working inside the health sector with our partners such as Community Controlled Health Organisations and government agencies.

  • Postdoc positions are also available. If you have relevant experience and interest in a particular research topic get in touch.


PhD scholarship with the University of Melbourne Indigenous Epidemiology & Health Unit across a range of studies including adolescent wellbeing, early childhood health, mental health, dementia prevention and child protection. Read more here

PhD or Research Masters scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as part of a NSW based Community-led Aboriginal child injury prevention program through UNSW. Read more here

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