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$116 million anti-smoking campaign effective in Closing the Gap

Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM said the findings from a new report recently released on the preliminary evaluation of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program were encouraging.  “The report found the program is operating effectively, using proven approaches to change smoking behaviours, and delivering evidence based local tobacco health promotion activities. I am pleased the report recommends […]

End Rheumatic Heart Disease Centre of Research Excellence (END RHD CRE) Indigenous Scholarship Scheme

Honours/Masters/PhD candidates (Indigenous applicants only)  The END RHD CRE is seeking Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander individuals to conduct Higher Degree Research relating to the field of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and RHD. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians live with an unacceptably high burden of RHD, and the END RHD CRE was established to unify […]

NOW OPEN – RFDS 2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Scholarships ROUND TWO

As a commitment under their national Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-18, and in an effort to grow an appropriate and skilled rural health workforce, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) will provide financial support through scholarships to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health students to undertake a clinical placement in a remote and rural Australia. Indigenous […]

Fred Hollows cadetship

The Fred Hollows Foundation have partnered with the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) to offer an Indigenous student currently pursuing a career in Optometry with an exciting ‘Workforce Initiative’ scholarship opportunity. The successful applicant will be provided with up to 30 days of paid employment with IUIH (at a competitive hourly rate) in Brisbane […]

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 […]