IAHA Members interested in becoming a member of the National Board for your profession?

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has advertised for applicants to be appointed to several of the National Boards for regulated health professions. There are several vacancies on national, state and territory professional Boards, including allied health professional Boards. IAHA members may be interested the following: Chiropractic; Dental; Optometry; Osteopathy; Pharmacy; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Psychology; […]

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Workforce : @AMAPresident launches 5 point plan to build #Ruralhealth workforce

“The issues described by the AMA are serious and apply across the health workforce, including allied health professionals.”  ” About one third of Australia’s population, approximately 7 million people, live in regional, rural and remote areas. These Australians often have more difficulty accessing health services than urban Australians, leading them to have a lower life […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership for better health

Access report here.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people need to lead health policy and services in our communities. A major new report, launched by the Lowitja Institute, details the progress to be made when governments relinquish control, and instead, engage in strong, collaborative partnerships. The Lowtija Institute report, called Changing the Narrative in Aboriginal […]