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Welcome to The Aboriginal and Torres Islander Nursing Journal (ATSINJ) atsinj_logo_220

ATSINJ is a private Indigenous Nursing Organisation registered and operating in New South Wales under relevant State and Federal legislation. We are a peer reviewed electronic journal that will publish academic articles on issues relevant to the Nursing and Nursing care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on a quarterly basis. On the outside of ATSINJ are free to air nursing resources that are available on the Internet - these are categorized into relevant sections and provide a background to the Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Our Aims are to:

  • provide a culturally appropriate and safe environment for health professionals and academics to publish original research and scholarly papers, lectures, reports, videos and presentations about all areas related to Indigenous nursing;
  • add to the existing body of knowledge on nursing from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective;
  • help promote awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public health issues on a National scale;
  • maintain the principles of reconciliation by promoting an environment of Social Justice for Indigenous Australian's;
  • promote and research ways to retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Nurses in Australia; and
  • provide an on-line platform with which to promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health perspectives.

Our Staff are:

  • CEO - Dr Elvianna Dorante-Day ~ (Member of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community), Bachelor of Nursing, Registered Nurse, Masters of Arts (Aboriginal Issues), Graduate Diploma in Public Health, Doctor of Public Health (PhD);

  • Webmaster - Simon Charles Dorante-Day ~ BA (History/Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies), BEng (Electronics and Communications);

  • Technical Officer - Keshia Dorante-Day ~ (Member of the Australian Aboriginal and TSI community);
  • Trainee Technical Officer - Simon Sean Dorante-Day ~ (Member of the Australian Aboriginal and TSI community).