The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association President, Dr Kali Hayward is the first Indigenous doctor representative on the Federal Council of the Australian Medical Association

On 25 May 2018, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) held its Annual General Meeting, where members voted unanimously to create a position on the AMA Federal Council for a representative of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors. The Chair for the AMA Federal Council Dr Beverley Rowbotham says “AMA members last year voted to amend […]

The Barunga Statement

This year’s festival marked a historic moment for Aboriginal people, as it marked the 30th Anniversary of the Barunga Statement.   https://www.barungafestival.com.au/1988-statement/ It had been 30 years since the Australian Prime Minister at the time, Bob Hawke visited the Barunga community during the festival (June 1988) and was presented with the famous Barunga Statement.  These were […]

Registrations and Abstracts Open: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference

  The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention and World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference Committee invite and welcome delegates to Perth for the second National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference, and the second World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference. Indigenous communities, both nationally and internationally, share common histories and are confronted with […]