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NHMRC Annual Symposium on Research Translation Call for Abstracts

The 6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, which this year will be co-hosted by the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Lowitja Institute. Under the theme “The Butterfly Effect: Translating Knowledge into Action for Positive Change”, the Symposium will present an outstanding opportunity to focus on action needed to improve the health […]

2017 NAIDOC Grants Now Open

        The Government has announced $1.4 million grant round is now open for applications. The aim of the grant is to support NAIDOC week activities this July. NAIDOC celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures, achievements and continuing contributions to our country and society.  Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said […]

Now Open: My Life, My Lead – Implementation Plan Advisory Group (IPAG) Consultation 2017

The Implementation Plan Advisory Group (IPAG) Consultation 2017 provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and leaders, government and the non-government and private sector to help shape the next Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023. It is part of the process to work through issues […]

Nominations Open 2017 HESTA Primary Health Care Awards

The search for the nation’s best primary health care professionals has begun with nominations now open for the 2017 HESTA Primary Health Care Awards. Presented in conjunction with the 12th National Allied Health Conference, the Awards recognise the dedication and professionalism of those working in all aspects of primary health care including health educators, medical […]

Advance Notice of Opening for Applications to the Innovative (Disability) Workforce Fund

Applications for Innovative (Disability) Workforce Fund will be open 6 March to 27 March 2017. Click here to download the promotional flyer from National Disability Services (NDS). The Innovative Workforce Fund (the Fund) is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Social Services to: support projects that explore more efficient and effective ways to engage, develop and […]

Improved Code of Ethics for Pharmacists released 8 February, 2017

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), the national not for profit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation, welcomes the release of the revised Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) Code of Ethics for Pharmacists (the Code) on 8 February 2017. The Code articulates the values of the pharmacy profession and expected standards of ethical behaviour […]

Closing the Gap 2017 Report Released

The Prime Minister has delivered the ninth annual report to Parliament on progress in Closing the Gap. The 2017 Closing the Gap Report shows that there have been mixed levels of success in meeting the targets set by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in 2008. The report showcases many local achievements and individual stories […]