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World Indigenous Housing Conference 2019

The 2012 WIHC (inaugural) was held in Vancouver Canada. National Congress formed a Steering Committee and has been meeting regularly via teleconference with the Aboriginal Housing Management Association in Vancouver in progressing the 2019 WIHC and we have arrived at the point where the Conference is official and we can now start to advertise etc. […]

Consultation Open: Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

The Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples is appointed by a resolution of appointment. The Committee is due to produce an interim report by 30 July 2018 and a final report by 29 November 2018. The Committee would like to receive submissions before 11 June 2018, but […]

Unique Centre to Fast-Track First Peoples’ Health Improvement

Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM has officially launched an Australian-first centre to boost Aboriginal health by fast-tracking social and cultural research. Minister Wyatt said Murdoch University’s Ngangk Yira Aboriginal Health and Social Equity Research Centre promises new methods of tackling Closing the Gap challenges. “This unique centre aligns strongly with the Turnbull Government’s holistic, […]

AIHW Releases Report – Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change

Download full report here.  The Australian Insitute for Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new reported entitled Closing the Gap targets: 2017 analysis of progress and key drivers of change. This report provides detailed information and analyses on the Closing the Gap targets, including the key drivers of change underpinning these targets. This report provides […]

TheMHS Conference 2018: Consumer Bursaries

TheMHS would like to support consumers to attend the annual conference by offering a number of bursaries to the upcoming TheMHS Conference in Adelaide, South Australia this August. Successful applicants will have their airfares paid and receive complimentary conference registration for 4 days. Through attending the conference, you will have the opportunity to: improve your […]

Milparanga – Developing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaderships

Milparanga is a leadership development program, formerly known as the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program (NATSILP). Milparanga allows Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to engage in powerful and different conversations. The program aims to support Indigenous Australian leaders to: Grow as an individual Develop their leadership capabilities, including governance and decision […]

Pregnancy Care Guidelines

The Clinical Practice Guidelines – Pregnancy Care Guidelines (Pregnancy Care Guidelines) have been developed to provide a reliable and standard reference for health professionals providing antenatal care. They summarise the available evidence on many aspects of antenatal care and have been designed to improve the experience and outcomes of pregnancy care for Australian women and their families. […]