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Outback Allied Health Forum – Thursday 8th June, 2017

MICRRH is hosting the inaugural Outback Allied Health Forum “Realising Potential and Inspiring Change”. The forum presents the collaborative innovations of the many Allied Health Professionals within outback North Queensland. The forum focuses on the themes of realising potential and inspiring change by examining the vast and unique delivery of health services within rural and […]

#BTH20 Community Service Announcement

Next week marks a very important anniversary for Stolen Generations members and their families. It will be 20 years since the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in Federal Parliament. This was incredibly significant for Stolen Generations members, and all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, as it was the first time this tragic chapter […]

Boost to Clinical Training in Rural Remote Australia must be supported with sustainable workforce models

The Federal Government has announced $54.4 million has been allocated over 2016-17 to 2018-19 for new Regional Training Hubs and University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH).  Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, today announced the locations of 26 regional training hubs and three new UDRHs, and the universities that will operate them. Federal Coalition’s Rural […]

NSW Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants Program Now Open

The HETI Allied Health Team is pleased to announce that the NSW Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants program for 2017 is now open. Application forms are now available at http://www.heti.nsw.gov.au/funding/ The Program provides financial support to teams of allied health professionals and/or allied health assistants seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills through workplace […]

Addressing the physical health of people with mental illness

The Dietitians Association of Australia, Exercise Sports Science Australia and the Australian Psychological Society have released a joint statement outlining the role of Accredited Practising Dietitians, Accredited Exercise Physiologists and Psychologists in improving the mental health and physical health of people living with mental illness. The Dietitians Association of Australia, Exercise & Sports Science Australia […]

New Oxfam report calls for Government to respect Indigenous rights

Oxfam Australia has released the report Moving beyond recognition: respecting the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.   Oxfam Australia Chief Executive Dr Helen Szoke said the report found funding for Indigenous services was inadequate, misdirected, uncertain and lacking in transparency. Dr Szoke said new economic analysis by Oxfam had found more than […]

Complimentary registrations open for NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing – Workforce Forum 2017

Looking back, looking forward Registration is now open for the NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum 2017: Looking back, looking forward at Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach 14 – 15 June 2017 Registration for the Forum and Gala Dinner is complimentary for all delegates. South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) will be hosting […]