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Media Release: Allied Health Undervalued in 2018 Federal Budget

Available for Immediate Release 9th May 2018 Download pdf here. Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing must remain a national priority. Action is needed to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Those actions must involve: a coherent strategy to tackle the causes of disadvantage and enable our people to achieve […]

Closing the Gap ‘Refresh’ Rejigged

Download pdf here.  At a meeting in Canberra, National Congress and Redfern Statement Alliance leaders have expressed dismay over last-minute changes to a high-level Aboriginal peak body meeting for the Closing the Gap Refresh consultations. The Closing the Gap Refresh agenda stated: ‘Australian governments acknowledge they need to work differently with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Inspiring the future generation of Indigenous health leaders in Bowraville

Download PDF version here. The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) are pleased to be the hosts of an Indigenous health workforce expo at the Bowraville Central School on Friday, 9 March. This event is a first for AIDA that will inform and inspire Indigenous students and their families in Bowraville and surrounding areas to pursue […]

Media Release: Creating Strong Pathways for Indigenous NT Youth into Health 7 February 2018

Download PDF version here. Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) and the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) is today launching the Northern Territory Aboriginal Health Academy (NTAHA). The Health Academy will increase the number of young Aboriginal people completing year 12 and entering into the health workforce. This project is an innovative community led […]

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 […]

IAHA Response to Australian Psychological Society’s Apology to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

On 15 September 2016, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) issued a formal apology to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples that acknowledges that psychologists have not always listened carefully enough to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or respected their skills, expertise, world views, and unique wisdom developed over thousands of years. “IAHA applauds the […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Indigenous Allied Health Australia Supports Royal Commission into NT Juvenile Detention

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) a national not for profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation supports the decision of the Commonwealth Government to establish a Royal Commission into Northern Territory juvenile detention and further calls for a broader inquiry into the youth justice system, taking into account complex social and […]