First Nations research

APPRISE is committed to making meaningful, respectful and empowering engagement with First Nations people central to Australia’s pandemic research response.

First Nations Researchers

Professor Adrian Miller is an APPRISE investigator.

Professor Miller is of the Jirrbal people of North Queensland and is the Deputy Vice-President Indigenous Engagement and Director of the Centre for Indigenous Health Equity Research at CQUniversity.



Kristy Crooks is an APPRISE PhD student.

Kristy Crooks is of the Euahlayi nation and an Aboriginal Program Manager with the Health Protection Unit for Hunter New England Population Health.



First Nations projects

APPRISE has privileged First Nations voices through projects funded via the NHMRC and through a $2 million donation from the Paul Ramsay Foundation for First Nations-led COVID-19 projects.

First Nations COVID-19 resources and research links

APPRISE recognises the enormous amount of emerging material for COVID-19 and has included a selection of First Nations COVID-19 resources and research here.