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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 […]

Rugby legends team up for new Deadly Kangaroos World Cup health campaign

Members of the elite Australian Kangaroos Rugby League 2017 World Cup squad will headline the expansion of a successful grassroots campaign to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, said legendary Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga and other Indigenous and non-indigenous players would become ambassadors for the Institute for […]

Call for EOI: Oxfam Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee

Oxfam Australia has recently established an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee to the Oxfam Australia Board.  This Committee will provide strategic advice to Oxfam Australia to support engagement on issues impacting on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities.  Oxfam seeks the expertise and advice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander physiotherapy community and bursaries

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA), with the support of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Committee, (ATSIHC) are developing a network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander physiotherapists and physiotherapy students. This group will play a vital role implementing the newly developed Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) which is being launched at national Conference in […]

3rd Annual Ngar-wu Wanyarra Aboriginal Health Conference, 11-12 October 2017

The Ngar-wu Wanyarra Aboriginal Health conference is an opportunity for sharing information and connecting people that are committed to reforming the practice and research of Aboriginal health and celebrates Aboriginal knowledge systems and strength based approaches to improving the health outcomes of Aboriginal communities. The conference will include evidence based approaches, Aboriginal methods and models […]

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED – 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 […]

5th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium ( 26-27 October Melbourne)

Are you interested in the provision of evidence based care of patients with advanced disease? Hosted by the Centre for Palliative Care (St. Vincent’s Hospital and a Collaborative Centre of the University of Melbourne, Australia), the Colloquium provides an invaluable opportunity for those involved in the provision of evidence based care of patients with advanced […]

20 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led and focused health research

To mark the anniversary of 20 years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led and focused health research, the Lowitja Institute are launching a major new report today, 9 August 2017, at Parliament House in Canberra. The publication titled: Changing the Narrative in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Four Cooperative Research Centres and the Lowitja […]