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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 […]

New 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, but there are some long-term gains we should all […]

National Rural Health Commissioner to Lead Regional and Rural Health Reform

Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner will be an independent and high-profile advocate for regional, rural and remote health. The Assistant Minister for Health, Dr David Gillespie, will introduce the Health Insurance Amendment (National Rural Health Commissioner) Bill 2017 into the House of Representatives to establish the role of the Commissioner as part of important […]

Racism remains a barrier to reconciliation

Almost half of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have described experiencing racism according to the findings of Reconciliation Australia’s latest Australian Reconciliation Barometer survey. “Our Australian Reconciliation Barometer findings show that in the six months prior to the survey, 46 percent of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, experienced at least one form of […]