Following our re funding from the Federal Department of Health and Ageing, our team will be out on the road soon delivering Thumbs up! to more communities, while re visiting many of our friends in communities where we have previously been. Look out for us through Sept - Oct in Moree NSW, Engawala NT and Woorabinda QLD. Check out the Jimmy Little Foundation and Thumbs up on facebook for more regular updates and news.
Making "Join This Conversation" - in depth look at a Thumbs Up! Music Workshop
Thumbs Up! at Yirrkala Healthy Skin Week
Glen Duncan Joins JLF!
A warm & hearty welcome to our latest recruit for JLF, Glen Duncan! Glen is a Gamilaroi man who grew up in Moree in North Western NSW and relocated to Sydney (Eora country) in the late 1980’s. He has had many work and personal achievements of ...
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Dr. Jimmy Little AO was a genuine Australian music pioneer, consummate performer and entertainer, selfless humanitarian and a dear friend of mine. He regarded Kay, Max and I as family and that meant a lot to us. We will miss him dearly as I know you...
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Purple Bus is GO !
The long awaited mobile renal dialysis truck called "The Purple Truck" was launched on Dec 12th in Alice Springs. It will be operated by the Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboringinal Corporation based in Alice Springs. Proud...
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Thumbs up! in Doomadgee QLD
Oct 18 2011 The Thumbs up! team of Buzz Bidstrup and Adam James will visit Doomadgee QLD from Monday 24th Oct to Friday 28th Oct to facilitate a Thumbs up! workshop at the local school. While they are there they will also launch the Thumbs up! healt...
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Thumbs Up! education resource launched in Darwin
3 August 3, 2011 Millner Primary School in Darwin is hosting the launch of the new Thumbs Up! health and nutrition teaching resource on Monday, 15 August 2011. The on-line resource will deliver health and nutrition education across all primary year ...
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Thumbs Up! heads to the Cape with Adam James
Friday, 29 July 2011
Young people from Pormpuraaw in far north Queensland will be creating their own healthy food anthem next week to promote healthy eating for a long life.
Country music star and Queenslander Adam James is heading north t...
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Beswick youth get into Thumbs Up!
Young people from Beswick are creating their own healthy food anthem to help combat the incidence of chronic diseases in their community and spread the good tucker message.
The Jimmy Little Foundation is converging on Wulgularr School on 16, 17...
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Wadeye youth put Thumbs Up! for NAIDOC Week
29 June 2011
The Thumbs Up! team representing the Jimmy Little Foundation will celebrate NAIDOC Week in Wadeye, NT, with a community cook up and Thumbs up! workshop at the local creche.
Indigenous hip hop artist and Thumbs Up! program mana...
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Be instrumental... donate instruments for kids - JLF beneficiary.
Alice Springs gives its Thumbs Up! to healthy tucker
14 June, 2011
A group of young people in Alice Springs will become the spokespeople for healthy eating and drinking to help avoid the spread of diabetes and chronic disease when the Jimmy Little Thumbs Up! workshop comes to town next week.
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Eidsvold puts thumbs up for healthy tucker
30 May, 2011
Fishing for Yellow Belly in the Burnett River, cheering for the local footy team, The Eagles, and lots of fresh fruit and vegetables are the ways students at Eidsvold State School keep healthy.
The whole school has just partic...
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Jimmy Little announced as face of Reconciliation
18 April, 2011
One of the most recognisable voices in Australia is making himself heard as the national “poster boy” of Reconciliation Week.
Jimmy Little AO has been chosen as the 2011 face of National Reconciliation Week running 27 Ma...
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Diabetes news no surprise to Uncle Jimmy
7 February, 2011
New figures indicating the incidence type 2 diabetes will double over the next 25 years is not news to health crusader Dr Jimmy Little AO.
Research just out by the Australian Bureau of Statistics alerts mainstream Australi...
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Jimmy Launches Thumbs Up
To see what we have been up to in Arnhem land click here Jimmy and his team including singer / songwriter Shellie Morris and producer Alan Murphy will be in Arnhem Land from Oct 29th to Nov 13th conducting the Thumbs up ! program. THe workshops wi...
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Jimmy Little Foundation T-Shirts
We are very happy to announce that we now have new Jimmy Little Foundation T-shirts for sale... The T -shirts come in a variety of sizes and styles Girls style Tees range from size 8 to 12 while our standard Tee comes in sml, med, lrg, xl & xxl....
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Jimmy Little Live Performances
Jimmy will be a guest performer at the Festivals of Arnhem Land communities of Ramingining Sat 31st October and Milingimbi Sat Nov 7th. Jimmy will also visit the communities of Gapuwiyak Nov 2-4 and Galiwinku 9 -11 as he and his team deliver the...
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Jimmy wins Golden Guitar
22 January 2011
He’s won pretty much every music award in Australia and last night Dr Jimmy Little AO added a Golden Guitar for Lifetime Achievement Award to his name.
The legendary performer has been a regular at Tamworth Country Music ...
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Outback stores work to get Thumbs Up! message out
Twenty five remote communities will enjoy greater health into the future with Outback Stores signing on to the Thumbs Up! program.
The stores have just started bearing the Thumbs Up! stickers on fruit, vegetables and water pr...
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Portraits from a land without people
Portraits from a Land Without People is the most comprehensive anthology of photographs to document Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island culture yet produced. It charts the photographic history of Indigenous Australia from the first photographs by Do...
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SMS at the hub of remote health
23 November 2010
The latest technology being used to halt the chronic spread of diabetes and kidney failure is on show at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healthcare Conference 2010 today and tomorrow at the Citigate Central Hotel, Syd...
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Thumbs up for Medicines Australia
Medicines Australia and The Jimmy Little Foundation join forces to give our Indigenous Australians a wonderful opportunity to grow stronger and live - longer. Medicines Australia has donated $1.2 million dollars to the Jimmy Little Foundation for tw...
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Uncle Jimmy and Buzz on ABC Radio
APRA is proud to announce musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist, Jimmy Little AO, will receive the 2010 Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music. This prestigious award will be presented to him at the 2010 APRA Music Awards...
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