Marulu Strategy - Making FASD History!

Marulu Partners

The Marulu Strategy is a collaborative initiative between the following partners.

Lead Community Organisations

Marninwarntikura Women's Resource Centre

Marninwarntikura is a centre of inspiration that provides women and their families a place for positive change and leadership, embracing the cultural beliefs of the Fitzroy Valley communities. Marninwarntikura provides activities, mentoring, support, access to culturally sensitive and respectful services and advocacy.

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Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services

Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services (NCHS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO). NCHS has 3 main divisions; these are Health Promotion, Health Services and Community Services.


Essential Partners

Our relationship with a range of organisations continues as we develop ongoing connections to promote safe living and make FASD history.

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The George Institute

The George Institute for Global Health is a health and medical research institute affiliated with the Sydney Medical School. Its mission is to improve the health of people worldwide through research. With research projects in more than 50 countries, including in low income and Indigenous communities, they have had a significant impact on health and well-being since 1999.

The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney

Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney was Australia's first university. It aims to make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping them to serve our community at every level. Ranked in the top one percent of universities in all the world’s major university rankings, it has 16 faculties and over 60,000 students. The Sydney Medical School is committed to outstanding education and medical research; an inclusive, diverse community; and to improving Indigenous health.     

Key contact:

Prof Elizabeth J Elliot AM
Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health
University of Sydney  

Telethon Kids Institute

Telethon Kids Institute

The Telethon Kids Institute is an Australian medical research institute focused on the prevention of paediatric disease and the development of improved treatments to improve the health and wellbeing of children.

Key contact:

Prof Carol Bower
Senior Research Fellow (TKI) and UWA  

 Royal Far West

Royal Far West, one of Australia's longest serving non-government organisations, bridges this gap. Working closely with health professionals, educators, local communities and government they deliver a comprehensive range of health and education services that give vulnerable country children a better chance of leading healthier, happier, more productive lives.

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 Department of Education

The Department of Education is Western Australia supports 798 schools in communities across the State – in bustling city and regional centres and in some of the most remote parts of the world. These include comprehensive schools, selective schools and education support schools.

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service (KAMS) 

KAMS was first established in 1986 as a cooperative between the Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (BRAMS) and the East Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service (EKAMS) now the Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Service (OVAHS) with membership expanding to Halls Creek health service committee and Fitzroy Crossing community representatives. These communities saw the benefit of sharing pooled resources and collective effort in the region.