- To develop and validate assessments of brain function (cognition) and mental health that are appropriate for use with Indigenous people
- To provide appropriate assessments with normative criterion and data, for the valid assessment of mental health and cognitive function for Indigenous Australians
- To enable Indigenous Australians to access adequate mental health identification and services as other Australians.
The ways to measure brain function and mental health in mainstream societies are not appropriate for diverse cultural groups including Indigenous Australians.
The project commenced in 2006 and was completed in 2009.