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The Australian National University

Ms Samia Goudie

MAapSci major in Social Ecology UWS, Dip sexual Health counselling - ASSERT Dip- Nat Medicine QINS
Senior Lecturer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
ANU College of Health and Medicine
T: 0407925176

Areas of expertise

  • Curriculum And Pedagogy 1302
  • Film, Television And Digital Media 1902
  • Complementary And Alternative Medicine 1104
  • Traditional Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Medicine And Treatments 110403
  • Other Environmental Sciences 0599
  • Visual Arts And Crafts 1905

Research interests

Member Bundjalung/ Mununjali Nation/Clan

Member of the Australasian College of Sexual Health Physicians (ACSHP)

Member of the Australian Society of Sex Educators (ASSERT)

Associate Member of the Australian Public Health Association

Associate Member of Allied Health Australia

Fulbright Alumni member

International Indigenous Health Forum member

Reviewer for Anthropology journal UC Santa Barbara

Reviewer of the Student Medical Journal ANU

Adjunct at California college of Integral studies

AIATSIS  Alumni Fellow

Member International Wellness Institute (worldwide First Nations people)

Member of Winnunga Aboriginal Medical service ACT

Member “ Us Mob “ First Nations Writers ACT

QUT Researchers network


 She has a community and academic expertise in Indigenous Health, education and community development. She has taught at the University of Queensland and Wollongong University and also with the ANU Medical school. Samia returned from a Year in the USA on a Fulbright Fellowship in 07, which allowed her to travel across the USA sharing her research on Wellness and resilience in Indigenous Communities. She also met with many Native American Elders sharing culture and delivering workshops on resilience and the uses of new media, (specifically digital storytelling).

During this time she also shared her research and lectured with University based academics from the University of Arizona, New York University and the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

 Samia has a broad network and nationally and internationally and has the ability to flexibly adapt to divergent world views and build capacity and skills transference through her relational skills.

She has strengths in cultural and diversity education and mentoring, supervision, practical experience, Indigenous methods and ethical practice.

 INTEREST - New media , digital storytelling , healing on country , racism , trauma

Researcher's projects

Beyond the clinic, two ways, healing on country.

Wellbeing on country and contemporary methods

Wellbeing in Aboriginal LGBT and sista girl / two spirit population’s

Tran’s- generational trauma and resilience for Aboriginal people.

Available student projects

Aboriginal Perspectives on Shame and wellness.

The Indigenous Marathon project , measuring health outcomes

structural voilence in Aboriginal communities and food security

Healing in Aboriginal communities

Food security

Aboriginal Pregnancy App development and trial

Self esteem young women

Needs for continued research in Aboriginal health.




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Updated:  20 November 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers