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MEDIA RELEASE – Stronger Together: Allied Health Sector Continues Commitment to Close the Gap on Indigenous Health

Pdf printable version of Stronger Together: Allied Health Sector Continues Commitment to Close the Gap on Indigenous Health In recognition of Close the Gap Day 2017, Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), a national member-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation and Allied Health Professionals Australia (AHPA), the peak body representing and advocating for […]

Media Release – Building on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strengths, CTG Progress and Priorities Report Released today

  On National Close the Gap Day (NCTGD), Thursday 16 March 2017, Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is pleased to welcome the release of The Progress and Priorities Report 2017 (the report), a collaborative effort of the Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee of which IAHA joins other national organisations as a member. Click here […]

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

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 and Torres Strait Islander health students to undertake a clinical placement in remote and rural Australia. Indigenous Allied […]

IAHA member featured in PM’s celebration of Indigenous Professionals

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA)  attended the Celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Professionals hosted by the Hon. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull MP on the 13th February. Representing IAHA was Nicole Turner, Chairperson,  Matthew West, Director,  Donna Murray, CEO and Nicola Barker, Student Representative Committee. The purpose of the event was to showcase 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 […]

IAHA Members Promote Allied Health at Yabun 2017

A number of IAHA members have rallied together to promote allied health careers at the 2017 Yabun Festival. The Yabun Festival is an annual event held on the 26th January which continues the tradition of survival day gatherings. “It was an amazing event to be a part of, it’s a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres […]

IAHA Member Insights on The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference

Indigenous Allied Health Australia was pleased to offer our membership professional development opportunities to attend The Lowitija Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference in Melbourne held from the 8-10 November 2016. IAHA supported student members Celeste Brand and Kirsty Nichols, and graduate member Deborah Barney to attend the conference; these are their insight from […]