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Commonwealth Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) – Applications Open until cob Wednesday 20 December

Scholarships are for postgraduate support – IAHA Graduate Members are encouraged to apply.   The aim of the HWSP is to improve access to health services in remote and rural Australia. It is designed to support skills development of allied health and other health professionals, including expanding scopes of practice. Allied health services in rural […]

IAHA welcomes first National Rural Health Commissioner

IAHA congratulates Emeritus Professor Paul Worley on his appointment as Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner. Federal Assistant Health Minister, Dr David Gillespie MP, announced Professor Worley’s appointment at the Rural Medicines Australia Conference in Melbourne on Saturday 21 October. IAHA was heartened to hear Professor Worley acknowledge early in his acceptance address the thousands […]

Call for Student Poster Presentations

Indigenous Allied Health Australia is inviting poster presentations abstracts from IAHA Student Members to be presented during 2017 Indigenous Allied Health (IAHA) National Conference from the 27-29 November 2017 in Perth, Western Australia.  The aim of the poster presentation is to provide a space for our student members to share a part of their learning […]

Student Reflections on WIPCE

My name is Jed Fraser, a proud Bidjara and Mandandanji man. I am currently in my 3rd year  of studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Movement Science at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). I am also very proud to be a part of the 2017 Indigenous Allied Health Australia SRC. Recently I had an opportunity […]

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 […]

International Leadership Opportunity

The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The 2016 Commission report included recommendations for engaging and partnering with young people as agents for change. The Lancet are looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work […]

Barunga Festival 2017

The 31st Barunga Festival, held in the small community of Barunga, 80kms from Katherine in the NT over the June long weekend (10th – 13th).  Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) had a community engagement stall for the 2nd year. The festival is a celebration of music, sport and culture and for the past few years […]