CALL FOR URGENT JOINT ACTION TO ADDRESS NATIONAL SHAME

Download Close the Gap – 10-year review here.  Australian governments must join forces with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations to urgently address the national shame of a widening life expectancy gap for our nation’s First Peoples. The Close the Gap campaign will today release a 10-year review of the Closing the Gap Strategy. Close […]

Media Release: Creating Strong Pathways for Indigenous NT Youth into Health 7 February 2018

Download PDF version here. Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) and the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) is today launching the Northern Territory Aboriginal Health Academy (NTAHA). The Health Academy will increase the number of young Aboriginal people completing year 12 and entering into the health workforce. This project is an innovative community led […]

2018 Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Open Now

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry-level health course. Full-time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part-time recipients […]

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; […]