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Bond University Indigenous Medical Scholarship

In 2018, Bond University will be providing an Indigenous pathway into its Medical Program. As part of this initiative, Bond University has developed one 50% scholarship for one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student commencing in the 2018 Medical Program. This opportunity means that the successful applicant of the 50% scholarship will incur no upfront […]

IAHA welcomes first National Rural Health Commissioner

IAHA congratulates Emeritus Professor Paul Worley on his appointment as Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner. Federal Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie MP, announced Professor Worley’s appointment at the Rural Medicines Australia Conference in Melbourne on Saturday 21 October. IAHA was heartened to hear Professor Worley acknowledge early in his acceptance address the thousands […]

Labor Media Release: Malcolm Turnbull turns back on Referendum for First Nations Voice

Reports of Cabinet leaks this morning suggest that Malcolm Turnbull and his conservative government are walking away from Indigenous recognition. After years of hard work and goodwill, this looks to be a sad day for First Nations Australians and all of us who believe First Nations people deserve meaningful recognition in our nation’s Constitution. It […]

Media release from HESTA – Stories of Indigenous nurses to be recorded through HESTA Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan

HESTA has reaffirmed its commitment to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and organisations, launching its Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM) conference this week. A significant action in the HESTA Innovate RAP will shine a light on the history of […]

More than 80 public submissions now available on NT Royal Commission website

The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory has today published additional submissions, bringing the total now publicly available. Submissions are published with the consent of the author/s and those published today include those received from: NT Council of Social Service (NTCOSS) Professor Leonie Segal, University of South Australia […]

Community Service Announcements to target racism

Australia’s Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane is bringing the anti-racism message to a screen near you. On 5 October, the Commissioner launched two Community Service Announcements (CSAs) for broadcast on national TV and for streaming to desktop computers and hand-held devices around the country. The CSAs depict casual racism in the workplace and the provision […]

Media Release – Celebrating 20 years helping to close the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

  The nationally recognised Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet officially celebrates its 20th birthday today. Established in 1997 by former GP and public health specialist, Professor Neil Thomson, the widely used web resource continues to provide high quality, evidenced based knowledge and information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health to the health sector. Speaking at the […]

First 1000 Days Australia Summit, Brisbane, 2017

Event Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 – 9:00am to Friday, 20 October 2017 – 5:00pm Registrations Open & Call for AbstractsSummit: Wednesday 18, Thursday 19 and Friday 20 October 2017 Short Course: Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 October 2017 Venue Riverside Receptions, 50 Oxlade Drive, New Farm, Queensland, 4005 Costs Summit: $600 Summit and Short […]