Miya ‘together’: Justice, health and family wellbeing research

Megan
Williams

Yiradhu marang g’day and hope you are going well.

Here are details of work I have been involved in over the last 20 years to improve programs and policies related to the right to health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia’s criminal justice system.

Wiradjuri through dad’s family – Williamses of north east Wiradjuri Country.

About me

  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW 2015
  • Professional Certificate in Indigenous Research, University of Melbourne 2012
  • Graduate Certificate of Social Science, UQ 2006
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services), QUT 1995
Academic contributor
  • S1 2021 Policy Reform Project – Aboriginal Legal Service request
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science, University of Sydney
  • FASS3500 Service Learning in Indigenous Communities, University of Sydney
    • S2 2020 partnership with Waminda Aboriginal Health Service and 7 students
    • S1 2020 partnership with Tribal Warrior and 8 students
Subject Co-Coordination
  • Team teaching at Muru Marri Indigenous Health Unit, UNSW:
  • Master of Public Health Indigenous health specialisation stream core courses
    • Blended internal and external online delivery.
    • PHCM9630: Public Health Perspectives of Indigenous Health
  • PHCM9632: Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Across the Lifespan
  • PHCM9634: Case Studies in Indigenous Health.

Subject Coordination

  • Coordinator of subjects for Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Indigenous Primary Health Care), UQ
    • Blended learning: face to face, block and distance mode cohort learning:
  • INDH1000: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • INDH2000: Independent Study in Indigenous Health
  • INDH2005: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • INDH2003: Reproductive health
  • INDH2007: Managing Change II: Individuals and Groups at Work
  • INDH2010: Social Science and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • INDH3001: Managing Change III: Health Planning and Evaluation
  • INDH3004/05: Community Development Project.
  • Master of Public Health elective, internal and external delivery, UQ
  • INDH7002: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Curriculum development

  • Development of a Major for Bachelor of Health Science (Indigenous Health), internal delivery, UQ and
  • INDH2005: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Modules for Bachelor of International Public Health, UNSW
    • Indigenous health
    • Justice health.

To meet Indigenous Graduate Attribute, UTS:

  • Curriculum review, staff engagement and content development for Master of Psychology, Master of Physiotherapy, Master of Orthoptics, Master of Pharmacy, Master of Speech Pathology and Master of Genetic Counselling, Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Each with 16 subjects, to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing.

Curriculum revision

Revision of existing postgraduate subjects at UQ:

  • INDH7002: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Master of Public Health elective, internal and external delivery
  • INDH7001: Substance Use and Misuse Among Indigenous People, postgraduate elective, external delivery
  • PUBH7009 Alcohol and Drugs: A Health Perspective, postgraduate elective, external delivery.

Guest lectures

Contribution as a guest lecturer for:

  • 2019 CHS54090 Communicating Health and Science, UTS
  • 2018 96008 Evidence Based Practice in Pharmacy, UTS
  • 2018 96081 Professional Practice in Physiotherapy, UTS
  • 2018 92432 Health and Society in Nursing, UTS
  • 2017 PHCM9010 Community Development, UNSW
  • 2015-2018 PHCM9041 Foundations in Public Health, UNSW
  • 2007-2011 at UQ: public health PUBH1102, PUBH7614; nursing NURS2005; sociology SOCY2109; social work SWSP2211.
  • Research Lead and Assistant Director, National Centre for Cultural Competence Member, Sydney Institute of Criminology, University of Sydney.
  • I am a Director of Yulang Indigenous Evaluation company.
  • I have had a long connection to Mibbinbah Aboriginal health promotion organisation.
  • Chairperson, Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network Human Research Ethics Committee
  • Member, Deadly Connections Advisory Board
  • Board Member, Croakey Health Media Inc
  • Associate, Centre for Rural Criminology, University of New England
  • Associate, Australian Centre for Public and Population Health Research, UTS
  • Member, National Prisoner Health Information Committee, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Member, Corrective Services NSW Aboriginal Advisory Council
  • Member, Project Advisory Committee, Health service utilisation and preventable mortality in justice-involved young people: A national, retrospective data linkage study
  • Member, The Australian Sociological Association
  • Member, Australian Evaluation Society
  • Associate Editor, Health Sociology Review

Contact

Megan Williams

0400 073 358

@MegBastard

PO Box 1050 Newtown NSW 2042

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    • Denny-Smith, G., Sunindijo, R., Loosemore, M., Williams, M., & Piggott, L. (2021). How construction employment can create social value and assist recovery from COVID-19. Sustainability, 13(2), 988, https://doi.org/10.3390/su13020988
    • Sweet, M., Williams, M., Armstrong, R., Mohamed, J., Finlay, S., & Coopes, A. (2020). Converging crises: Public interest journalism, pandemics and public health. Public Health Research & Practice, 30(4), e3042029.
    • Williams, M. (2020). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander justice and health research: More than themes and stories. Rurality, Crime and Society, 1(2), 10-17.
    • Denny-Smith, G., Williams, M., & Loosemore, M. (2020). Assessing the impact of social procurement policies for Indigenous people. Construction Management and Economicshttps://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2020.1795217
    • Doyle, M., Guthrie, J., Butler, T., Shakeshaft, A., Conigrave, K., Williams, M. (2020). Onset and trajectory of alcohol and other drug use among Aboriginal men entering a prison treatment program: A qualitative study. Drug and Alcohol Reviewhttps://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/dar.13123
    • Nathan, S., Maru, K., Williams, M., Palmer, K., & Rawstorne, P. (2020). Koori voices: self-harm, suicide attempts, arrests and substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents following residential treatment. Health Justice, 8(4). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40352-020-0105-x
    • Williams, M., Finlay, S., Mohamed, J., Armstrong, R., McInerney, M., & Sweet, M. (2020, Dec 01). Public Interest Journalism is a health issue. Croakey.org https://www.croakey.org/save-public-interest-journalism-for-health/
    • Williams, M. (2020, November 16). How the budget failed to deliver for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Women’s Agenda. Retrieved from https://womensagenda.com.au/latest/how-the-budget-failed-to-deliver-for-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-women/
    • Croakey (2020, October 19). New modelling finds investing in childcare and aged care almost pays for itself. Retrieved from https://www.croakey.org/new-modelling-finds-investing-in-childcare-and-aged-care-almost-pays-for-itself/
    • Croakey.org (29 September 2020). Stories from #JusticeCOVID. Retrieved from https://www.croakey.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/JusticeCOVID_Report_R1.pdf
    • Croakey.org (29 September 2020). Clear calls to action emerge from #JusticeCOVID project. Croakey Health Media. Retrieved from https://www.croakey.org/clear-calls-to-action-emerge-from-justicecovid-project/
    • Croakey.org (8 September 2020). Workforce matters, for health and safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
    • Croakey.org (March-June 2020). Prisoners and COVID-19 collaborative series.
    • News Limited (16 June 2020) How does Australia address worsening Indigenous incarceration rates: Focus on these three things.
    • Croakey.org (10 June 2020). In support of an Indigenous Evaluation Strategy.
    • Radio National Law Report (9 June 2020). Australian Black Lives Matter protests.
    • Deutsche Welle German Swiss News (5 June 2020). Black deaths in custody in Australia. https://www.nzz.ch/international/polizeigewalt-trifft-in-australien-meist-die-ureinwohner-ld.1559584
    • Croakey.org (3 June 2020). Ragg, M. & Williams, M. Evaluating a warm and compassionate legal service for Aboriginal communities.
    • National Indigenous Times (14 November 2019). Lack of communication primary problem with Indigenous prisoner health care.
    • NACCHO News (1 November 2019). What are the barriers preventing community-controlled health organisations providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in prison?
    • 10Daily (23 June 2019). Netflix’s ‘Most Watched Show’ hits a nerve for Aussies.
    • Medical Republic (12 June 2019). Why cultural respect programs aren’t working.
    • Croakey.org (7 June 2019). The Ngadhuri-nya process for engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in data linkage research.
    • Koori Radio (10 June 2019). Blackchat with Lola Forrester: Focus on research.
    • Croakey.org (23 May 2019). After the election, where next for better health?
    • 2SER (15 May 2019). Axing of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program.
    • SBS News (2 May 2019). War zones excepted children are getting stronger.
    • 2SER Shifting the lens on psychology 2: Colonialism and practice. https://2ser.com/thinkhealth
    • 2SER Shifting the lens on psychology 1: Indigenous mental health. https://2ser.com/thinkhealth
    • Byron Bay FM (6 August 2018). Success factors in Aboriginal youth services.
    • ABC The World Today (26 July 2018). Experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with a disability.
    • Croakey.org (16 May 2018). ResearchIntoPolicy – expert reflections and challenges from the field.
    • Croakey.org (13 May 2018). Putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community priorities into policy: What will it take?
    • 2SER (8 September 2017). Role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander caregiving in the criminal justice system.
    • The Guardian (3 March 2017). It really feels like we’re punished too.
    • The Guardian (24 February 2017). Sandy’s story: How much longer can he handle the court-prison cycle?
    • The Guardian (22 February 2017). Yes we jail too many Indigenous Australians. But what happens next is worse.
    • National Indigenous Television: The Point (1 December 2016) Mental health among Aboriginal people in Australian prisons.
    • Koori Mail (16 November 2016). Dying to be free: Where is the focus on the deaths occurring after prison release?
    • Koori Mail (16 November 2016). Just Justice prevention and healing needed.
    • Croakey.org (4 November 2016). Be the best you can: Solutions and hope for Indigenous men, families and communities.
    • Croakey.org (3 November 2016). Dying to be free: Where is the JustJustice focus on post-prison Indigenous deaths?
    • Croakey.org (20 October 2016). Why won’t Australian leaders embrace Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander solutions to the criminal justice crisis?
    • Croakey.org (27 April 2016). Sandy: A dear friend, condemned by harmful systems.
    • Croakey.org (10 May 2016). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research leadership is critical for justice.
    • Croakey.org (30 August 2016). First Peoples First 100 Days. Op-Ed by S. Fitzpatrick and M. Williams.
    • The Australian (7 September 7 2016). Indigenous researchers advised: Stick to your area of expertise. By J. Ross.
    • Campus Review (6 September 2016). Media training for Indigenous academics aims to increase cut-through by P. Avenell.
    • ABC Radio National Life Matters (7 July 2015). Keeping Indigenous offenders out of jail with Prof. C. Cunneen by N. Mitchell and L. Raine.
    • ABC Radio News AM (7 July 2015). Stopping Aboriginal prison rates.
    • Lowitja.org.au (16 October 2012). Post-prison release support experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in an urban setting.
    • Lowitja.org.au (17 August 2012). What’s the female version of a Mad Bastard? Wangka Pulka Newsletter, issue 7.
    • Lowitja.org.au (3 May 2012). Megan Williams: Research overview.
    • National Centre for Indigenous Excellence, 2020. Caring for country. NAIDOC week panel discussion, with Trudgett, S., Williams, M., McHugh, C. & Balachandran, I.
    • University of Sydney, 2020. What excites us about being Blakademics? NAIDOC week panel discussion, with Evans, C., Williams, M., Doyle, M., & Gilchrist, S. (2020).
    • Antenna Film Festival, 2020. Dope is death panel discussion, with Williams, M., & Japuncic, K.
    • CODAZero (Educate): The Trustee for Critical Care Education Trust, 2020. Communicating in the era of big data, AI and the “infodemic”. Episode 3, Sweet, M. &  Williams, M. https://codachange.org/codazero/
    • Mosaic Network, University of Sydney, 2020. Introduction to microaggressions.
    • Sydney Ideas, 2020. Raising the age of criminal responsibility panel discussion with Dr M. Doyle, Ms R. Moore and Dr N. Watson.
    • University of Melbourne, 2020. Outlook Rural Health Club Annual Discussion Dinner First Nations health care in custody with Professor S. Kinner
    • University of Sydney, 2020. Our Law panel discussion with Mr C. Ozies and W. Kelly;
    • ‘Our Law’ Q&A with Cornel Ozies and Sergeant Wendy Kelly – YouTube
    • University of Sydney, 2020. Forecast Forum: Good health, wellbeing and resilience
    • University of Newcastle School of Psychology, 2020. Discussion forum of research issues related to First Nations people with Professor R. Wilson, Dr M. Boville and Dr K. McGill.
    • Western Health Research Network, 2020. Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research forum with Dr M. Lock, Ms A. Hayes and Ms J. Dunleavey.
    • Australian Science Media Centre Indigenous Media Mentoring Program, 2020. Journalism, research and translation crossroads and strategies. Promotional video at IMMP EDIT 4 on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/451033002/799b9b2eb2
    • Western Sydney Community Forum, 2020. Close the gap during COVID19: Indigenous resilience in touch times. With Dr K. Zulumovski, Ms M. Williams, and Uncle D. Wright.
    • All About Women Festival, Sydney Opera House, 2019. Why aren’t women believed? Using evidence to support women, with M. Davey, H. Dahlen, S., S. Evans and G. Jackson.
    • NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum, NSW Health, Sydney 2019. Keynote address: Leading better care: Utilising evidence based practice, innovation and translational research in Aboriginal mental health and wellbeing
    • Academy of Social Sciences Australia Annual Symposium. National Library, Canberra 2019. Presentation and panel discussion: Saving people and the planet: Exiting the consumptagenic system.
    • Aes19 International Evaluation Conference, Sydney 2019. Panel discussion: Aboriginal evaluation
    • Health Justice Australia, Sydney 2019. Panel discussion: Outcomes
    • Health Care in Secure Settings, Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network, NSW Health, Sydney 2019. Could Mad Bastards be Prison Medicine? Reflections on an Aboriginal health promotion program
    • Public Health Association of Australia Justice Health Conference, Sydney 2019. Aboriginal evidence in justice health
    • Rural Crime Workshop, Federation University and Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Churchill Victoria 2019. Indigenous health and rural crime intersections and scholarship
    • Speech Pathology Australia, UTS Sydney 2018. Communication Rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
    • Western Health Research Network, Orange 2018. Aboriginal health research translation: Current opportunities, lessons and needs
    • Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney 2018. Panel discussion: Culture is Inclusion:  First Peoples’ Disability Network book launch panel discussion
    • Close the Prison Gap 3rd National Indigenous Incarceration Conference, Kingscliff 2018. What is the role of research and evidence in closing the prison gap?
    • UTS Graduate School of Health Seminar Series, Sydney 2018. Ethical research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • UNSW Qualitative Research Network Hub, Sydney 2018. Panel discussion: Qualitative research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    • Public Health Association of Australia Prevention Conference, Sydney 2018. Joined up care in prevention: What needs to connect?
    • Australasian Professional Society for Alcohol and Drugs, Melbourne 2017. We wear multiple hats: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people navigating multiple roles in relation to alcohol and drugs
    • Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network, NSW Health, Sydney 2017. Research translation in the Aboriginal space: Recent relational examples
    • Whitlam Institute, within Western Sydney University 2016. Public Conversation: Indigenous incarceration and community solutions with Burney, L., Hon., Debus, B. and Williams, M.
    • Closing the Prison Gap 1st National Indigenous Incarceration Conference, Kingscliff 2016. Indigenous Research Leadership Essential
    • Queensland Corrections Symposium, Brisbane 2016. Post-prison release support among urban Aboriginal people to reduce risks for re-incarceration
    • NAIDOC Celebration and Seminar, UNSW 2015. Panel discussion: Indigenous incarceration
    • From Broome to Berrima: Building Capacity in Indigenous Offender Health Research, Sydney 2014. Reducing risk for reincarceration: Finding from research on the roles of Aboriginal Elders and service providers
    • Building Bridges 2013: Reconciliation for Western Sydney, Sydney 2013. Justice Reinvestment for young Aboriginal people
    • Public Health Association of Australia National Justice Health Symposium, Canberra 2012. Mad Bastards: Be the Best You Can Be
    • Lowitja Institute Congress, Melbourne 2012. Plenary discussion: Courageous questions
    • First International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health, Melbourne 2012. Panel discussion: Mad Bastards film and groupwork process
    • Juvenile Justice Criterion Conference, Sydney 2012. Young people post-incarceration: Why can’t they…? Williams, M. and Fitzpatrick, S.
    • Public Health Association of Australia, Brisbane 2011. Plenary presentation: Next steps from the Northern Territory Emergency Response
    • The Australian Sociological Association, Canberra 2009. Plenary presentation: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research
    • National Hepatitis C Health Promotion Workshop, Adelaide 2004. Development of Hepatitis C Education Guidelines Targeting Young Injectors.
    • HIV/AIDS and Related Diseases Social Research Conference, UNSW, Sydney 2002. Educating young people about hepatitis C
      • Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, online December 2020. Williams, M., Ketchell, M. (The Conversation), Thompson, D. (The Conversation), Sweet, M. (Croakey Health Media). Non-profit journalism in Australia: Growing a movement. Available at https://youtu.be/tF3RioUJKKU
      • 16th World Congress on Public Health, online October 2020
        • Threats to public interest journalism: A call to action to public health (Williams, Sweet, Finlay, Mohamed, Armstrong, McInerney)
        • #CoveringClimateNow: A social journalism project profiling climate and health (Williams, Sweet, McInerney, Finlay)
        • CroakeyGO (Williams, Sweet, Armstrong, McInerney, Ward)
    • UTS Teaching and Learning Forum, Sydney 2019. Cutay, K., Cheng, E., Liang, C., Boye, T., Hromek, D., & Williams, M. Embedding Indigenous professional capabilities into the curriculum.
    • Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education, Christchurch 2019. Manton, D., Williams, M. & Hayen, A. The Bunya Project: Development and evaluation of the Graduate School of Health curriculum
    • Health Justice Australia, Sydney 2019. Poster: Evaluation of Legal Aid NSW Civil Law Service for Aboriginal Communities
    • Western NSW Health Research Network, Dubbo 2019. Ngaa-bi-nya Aboriginal evaluation framework
    • Public Health Association of Australia Justice Health Conference, Sydney 2019. Pettit, S., Simpson, P., Jones, J., Williams, M. Islam, M., Parkinson, A., Calabria, B., & Butler, T. Holistic primary health care for offenders by Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services
    • AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference, Brisbane 2019. Montgomery, D., Williams, M. & Hayen, A. The Bunya Project: Development and evaluation of the Graduate School of Health curriculum
    • Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Darwin 2019. Poster presentation, Manton, D., Williams, M. & Hayen, A. Bunya Project: Development and evaluation of health curriculum
    • International Society of Exposure Science and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Joint Meeting, ‘Addressing Complex Local and Global Issues in Environmental Exposure and Health.’ Ottawa, Canada, 2018. Haswell, M., Williams, M. & Laliberte, A. Potential Role of the Growth and Empowerment Measure to Enhance Environmental Health Research and Interventions
    • Healing Our Spirit Worldwide International Indigenous Conference, Sydney 2018. Translating research into policy and practice: (How) does it (really) happen? A framework to guide future efforts from an Australian Aboriginal perspective.
    • Critical Criminology Conference, Sydney 2018. Bargaille, D., Cunneen, B., Marchetti, E., Tauri, J., Williams, M. Ethics in Indigenous research
    • NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workforce Forum, Sydney, 2017. Williams, M. & Bulman, J. The Be The Best You Can Be Mibbinbah Mad Bastards Program
    • NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workforce Forum, Sydney, 2017. Research translation in the health and justice space: An ongoing journey
    • 15th World Congress on Public Health, Melbourne, 2017. Finlay, S., Williams, M., Sweet, M., McInerney, M. & Ward, M. #JustJustice social journalism for health campaign to reduce over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • 14th National Rural Health Conference, Cairns, 2017. Williams, M., Finlay, S., Sweet, M., McInerney, M. & Ward, M. #JustJustice social journalism campaign
    • Aes16 International Evaluation Conference, Perth 2016
    • Williams, M. & Blignault, I. Ngaa-bi-nya evaluation framework
    • Aes16 International Evaluation Conference, Perth 2016. Blignault, I. & Williams, M.
    • Challenges in evaluating Aboriginal healing projects: Definitions, diversity, data and cultural safety
    • Inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference, Alice Springs 2016. Finlay, S., Sweet, M., McInerney, M., Ward, M., & Williams, M. #JustJustice
    • Inaugural Western Sydney University Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Symposium: Songlines, Parramatta 2016. Fitzpatrick, S., Williams, M., Jackson Pulver, L., Ritchie, J., Nathan, S. et al. What is your experience of learning about Aboriginal health and [how] does it change you?
    • Public Health Association Annual 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference, Alice Springs 2016. Finlay, S., Sweet, M., McInerney, M., Ward, M., & Williams, M.; Table Top Presentation. Creating new opportunities for Indigenous health through multi-media social journalism
    • Public Health Association of Australia Complex Needs Conference, Canberra 2015. Ngaa-bi-nya Aboriginal Evaluation Framework
    • Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia, (2015). Jackson Pulver, L., Haswell, M., Fitzpatrick, S., Williams, M., & Meyer, L. Empowering Indigenous health competencies in a mainstream public health program. Retrieved from http://www.caphia.com.au/uploads/1380761924MH%20LJP%20Indigenous%20Health%20Competencies.pdf
    • National Aboriginal Health Conference, Cairns 2013. Mad Bastards meet research
    • Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra 2011. Social capital and Elders: Preventing reincarceration among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • Critical Criminology Conference, Melbourne 2009, ‘Successful reintegration’ into urban life post-prison release: Aboriginal meanings and experiences
    • Reintegration Puzzle Conference, Deakin University, Adelaide 2008. Social determinants of Aboriginal health post-prison release.
    • What Works with Women Offenders Conference, Monash University, Prato, Italy 2007
    • Williams, M. & Kinner, S. Indigenous peer education in prison
    • International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Melbourne 2004. Poster presentation, A. Davies & M. Williams. Hepatitis C education guidelines targeting young injectors
    • International Young People and Drugs Conference, Melbourne 2001. Results of a young people’s hepatitis C prevention project evaluation
    • Williams, M. (2021). Wambinya ‘support’: Palliative care needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in prison discussion paper. Sydney: NCCC.
    • Climate and Health Alliance. (2020). Healthy, regenerative and just: Our vision for a better future, from Rewrite the Future Roundtable participation, with Open Letter to the Prime Minister
    • Croakey Health Media. (2020). Submission to Digital Industry Group Inc (DIGI): Consultation on Disinformation Industry Code. Cygnet: Croakey Health Media.
    • Williams, M. (2020). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Gender lens on the budget 2020-21. Canberra: National Australian Foundation for Women.
    • Denny-Smith, G., Williams, M., & Loosemore, M. (2020). Submission to Australian Government Productivity Commission Draft Indigenous Evaluation Strategy. Sydney: UNSW.
    • Williams, M & Ragg, M. (2020). Submission to Australian Government Productivity Commission Draft Indigenous Evaluation Strategy. Marrickville: Yulang Indigenous Evaluation.
    • Williams, M. (2019). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Gender lens on the budget 2020-21. Canberra: National Australian Foundation for Women.
    • Williams, M & Ragg, M. (2019). Ngaa-bi-nya Aboriginal program evaluation framework. Submission to Australian Government Productivity Commission Inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program evaluation. Ultimo: UTS.
    • Blignault, I., Abbott, P., Reath, J., & Williams, M. (2016). Research priorities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. NHMRC Public Consultations Submission. Campbelltown: School of Medicine, Western Sydney University.
    • First Peoples Disability Justice Consortium. (2016). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives on the recurrent and indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment. Monograph. Sydney: First Peoples Disability Network.
    • Tzoumakis, S., Laurens, K., Dean, K., Kariuki, M., Harris, F., Williams, M., … Carr, V. (2016). NSW Child Development Study Findings on the impact of maternal and paternal offending and early childhood outcomes. Research and Policy Brief. Sydney: UNSW Australia.
    • Blignault, I., Jackson Pulver, L., Fitzpatrick, S., Arkles, R., Williams, M., Haswell-Elkins, M., & Grand Ortega, M. (2014). A Resource for Collective Healing for Members of the Stolen Generations: Planning, implementing and evaluating effective local responses. Canberra: Healing Foundation.
    • Project 10% (2010) Submission to Queensland Government – Reducing incarceration rates in Queensland: A three year plan. Brisbane: Project 10%.
    • Williams, M., Davies, A., & Conrad, S. (2005). Beyond Transmission: Guidelines for hepatitis C education targeting young people who inject drugs. Brisbane: UQ.
    • Williams, M. (1994). I need six weeks off: Needs assessment of women with hepatitis C. Gold Coast: Gold Coast AIDS Association and Injectors Newsline.
    • Lowitja Institute. (2020). Promotion of seed grants; Dr Megan Williams – the Lowitja Institute Seeding Grants 2020 – YouTube
    • Productivity Commission. (2020). Inquiry into mental health Indigenous roundtable participation.
    • Productivity Commission. (2020). Ngaa-bi-nya framework cited in Indigenous Evaluation Strategy and background document; Indigenous Evaluation Strategy – Productivity Commission (pc.gov.au)
    • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). (2020). Health and ageing of Australia’s prisoners 2018. Canberra: Australian Government. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/getmedia/1656721b-e93e-42f2-8f2c-3d6fafe647e6/aihw-phe-269.pdf.aspx?inline=true
    • Avery, S. (2018). Culture is inclusion: A narrative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability. Sydney: First Peoples Disability Network.
    • AIHW. (2019). The health of Australia’s prisoners 2018. Canberra: Australian Government. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/prisoners/health-australia-prisoners-2018/contents/table-of-contents
    • Heffernan, E., Andersen, K., Aboud, A., Scotney, A., & Kinner. (2016). The Family Business: Improving the understanding and treatment of post traumatic stress disorder among incarcerated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Hawthorne: BeyondBlue.
    • Lucas, C. & Power, T. (submitted). Clinical partners’ reflections on Indigenous curricula in health education and the development of a pre-clinical placement student toolkit.
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