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Alfie the tooth fairy (an animation)

Med J Aust 2011; 194 (10): 539.

Alison Dimer is an Aboriginal Health Worker from the goldfields area of Western Australia. In 2008, as part of the Western Desert Kidney Health Project, she worked with Alison Clough (Healthway International Arts Fellow), and this experience sparked an idea. In the year or so that followed, Alison spent evenings and weekends thinking about this idea, and it became the story of Alfie. Continuing her involvement with the Western Desert Kidney Health Project in 2010, Alison worked with animation artist Steve Aiton, local artist and community member Catherine Howard and the children at three local schools to produce an animation — and Alfie the tooth fairy took flight! The complete animation can be viewed below.

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  • Alison Dimer

  • Western Desert Kidney Health Project, Rural Clinical School of Western Australia, Kalgoorlie, WA.

Correspondence: edie.nicholls@uwa.edu.au

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