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NATSIHWA

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers Vital to Closing the Gap in Health and Education

14 February 2014 The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA) asserts that the role of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Health Workers (ATSIHW) is vital in engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Closing the Gap on life expectancy. “The ATSIHW workforce is a critical component of a wider workforce […]

NATSILS

Government to defund Aboriginal Legal Services Peak Body and all Law Reform and Policy Positions

Federal Government cuts to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services will mean that even more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples will not be able to access essential legal services and will further entrench Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as second class citizens in their own country, says the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services peak […]

DHAA

Dental Hygienists’ Association calls for increased support for dental schools

The Dental Hygienists’ Association of Australia (DHAA) Inc. is calling on state governments, professional associations and private dental practices to increase their support for dental schools at a time when many are facing financial pressures, resulting in decisions to cut places for oral health programs. “Oral health therapists and dental hygienists are the key primary […]

HWA

HWA releases its Health Information Workforce Report

Health Workforce Australia (HWA) has now released the Health Information Workforce Report on the HWA website. The report can be found at the following link   http://www.hwa.gov.au/work-programs/information-analysis-and-planning/health-workforce-planning/health-informaticians-spec   This report is a result of requests received from the National e-health Transition Authority (NeHTA) and the Australian Health Informatics Education Council (AHIEC) to undertake a study of […]

HWA

HWA releases its Mental Health Workforce Planning Data Inventory

Health Workforce Australia (HWA) has now released the Mental Health Workforce Planning Data Inventory.  The publication can be accessed through our website at http://www.hwa.gov.au/work-programs/workforce-innovation-and-reform/mental-health-workforce-reform   The Mental Health Workforce Planning Data Inventory is the first output from HWA’s Mental Health Workforce Study. Workforce is essential in delivering quality services to mental health consumers, and in […]

Rural Health Education Foundation television broadcasts – November 2013

Rural Health Education Foundation television broadcasts These are the confirmed Rural Health Education Foundation programs that will be broadcast on the Rural Health Channel and available online in November 2013. Be Strong with our Youth Be Strong Series Friday 1 November, 2pm AEDT http://www.rhef.com.au/programs/be-strong/be-strong-with-our-youth/ Be Strong with Aunty Jean’s Program Be Strong Series Friday 15 […]