Healthy living

Aboriginal health radio program

Big Girl and Alvin Edney sitting in the Noongar Radio studio
Noongar Radio's Health Matters host Big Girl and Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service's Alvin Edney

Health Matters is a radio program developed by Noongar Radio and WA Health about Aboriginal health in the community.

The fortnightly program is on 100.9fm every second Wednesday from 11.00am.

For details of upcoming programs follow the HealthyWA Facebook Page (external site).

Programs can be live streamed on the Noongar Radio website (external site).

It focusses on a range of topics such as:

  • cancer
  • child development
  • diabetes
  • immunisation
  • maternal health
  • men's health
  • sexual health.

Hosted by Big Girl, the program also features speakers from organisations including:

Listen to podcasts of pasts programs (external site).


Aboriginal Health

This publication is provided for education and information purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical care. Information about a therapy, service, product or treatment does not imply endorsement and is not intended to replace advice from your healthcare professional. Readers should note that over time currency and completeness of the information may change. All users should seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional for a diagnosis and answers to their medical questions.

Link to HealthyWA Facebook page