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Department of Justice and Regulation’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Scheme 2018

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Scheme provides structured training throughout the year designed to equip graduates with the skills to build a solid foundation for a career in the public service. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are offered ongoing full-time positions with their home business unit. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

World First: Framework for a National Climate and Health Strategy Launched

Download Framework here.  In a world first initiative, a coalition of leading health experts and organisations, along with federal parliamentarians including Minister for Indigenous Health the Hon. Ken Wyatt, have launched a Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being for Australia. The Framework has been developed on behalf of a coalition of […]

Victorian Aboriginal Health Education Summit

Weenthunga Health Network and Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled  Health Organisation are hosting a summit to explore strengthening the quality of Aboriginal health education and curricula in Victoria.  The Summit will be opened by Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Minister for Health and facilitated by Associate Professor Greg Phillips, Waanyi and Jaru man. Summit Details 7 August 2017  – […]

First Peoples call for urgent action to tackle home-grown poverty

8 June 2017 This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Redfern Speech by Prime Minister Paul Keating, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders from peak representative organisations are calling on Australian governments at all levels to redouble their efforts to address the unacceptable poverty and disadvantage experienced by Australia’s First Peoples. One year […]

National Palliative Care Week

IAHA attended the National Palliative Care Week parliamentary lunch held on the 23 May 2017.National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness-raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia (PCA). The theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week is ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative care can make a difference’. National Palliative Care Week is […]

20 years on: time to heal trauma

Download the full report here.  Australia’s aging Stolen Generations are still struggling with the impacts of unresolved trauma, and need a new policy approach to assist them and their families to heal. That’s a key finding of a major new report launched by the Healing Foundation. The launch marks 20 years since the landmark Bringing […]