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HS2101/HS3101: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and Wellbeing

How to use this guide

This guide is designed to help specifically with Assessment tasks but will be also useful when finding information for your other assessments.


  • The Australian Newspapers tab provides links to major Australian newspapers and information on how to access newspapers online.
  • The Australian News sites tab provides links to Australian television and radio news sites and government media releases.
  • The Finding peer reviewed journal articles tab provides a list of useful databases as well as videos to show you how to search them effectively, as well as providing database specific tips about keywords for your topics.
  • The Search Smarter tab will direct you to a guide that takes you through the six steps to effective searching within the Health arena.
  • The Referencing tab will direct you to the APA Referencing Guide. contains content to assist you with identifying keywords, related terms and concepts and breaks down the Steps to Searching.

Help with writing

How to write a critical essay - a downloadable pdf on how what the specific components are for writing a critical essay from the Learning Centre

The writing guide - a guide on writing includes, understanding an assignment question, critical note taking, summarizing and plagiarism and editing and reviewing your assignment.

Academic Phrasebank: Being critical - the academic phrasebank is a tool to help with writing an assignment using academic language




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