CALL FOR URGENT JOINT ACTION TO ADDRESS NATIONAL SHAME

Download Close the Gap – 10-year review here.  Australian governments must join forces with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations to urgently address the national shame of a widening life expectancy gap for our nation’s First Peoples. The Close the Gap campaign will today release a 10-year review of the Closing the Gap Strategy. Close […]

NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship 2018 – applications now open

Applications for the NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship for 2018 are now open. The Application Form and Application Guidelines are available at http://ruralhealth.org.au/nsw-rds Applications will close on 26 February 2018. The NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship aims to support a student with strong links to regional New South Wales to train for a professional dental career. The […]

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 […]

2018 Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Open Now

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry-level health course. Full-time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part-time recipients […]

Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

The Project Manager position is the central operational role for this three year, national project focussed on the health and well-being of older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their families, carers and communities.  The work is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council. Applications close : 28 January 2018 For more information Click […]

IAHA Members interested in becoming a member of the National Board for your profession?

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has advertised for applicants to be appointed to several of the National Boards for regulated health professions. There are several vacancies on national, state and territory professional Boards, including allied health professional Boards. IAHA members may be interested the following: Chiropractic; Dental; Optometry; Osteopathy; Pharmacy; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Psychology; […]

Tobacco Action Worker

AHCWA has an exciting opportunity for a Tobacco Action Worker to join our team. With part time hours (four days per week, Monday – Thursday) on offer, this is a great chance to gain work/life balance within a supportive family friendly organisation! Applications close: 14 January, 2018.  For more information Click here

Child Nutrition Development Officer – APY Lands Based

NPY Women’s Council is now recruiting for a Child Nutrition Development Officer in the Child Nutrition team. Based remotely in Umuwa (APY Lands), you will work collaboratively within the Child Nutrition and Well being Program to support families with children aged 0-5 years, especially those experiencing growth faltering. People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent […]

Cultural Liaison Officer – Townsville

The Cultural Liaison Office will provide essential cultural advice, leadership and guidance to support the development of the CBHFA program and its resources in Australian correctional facilities. The role will provide knowledge and skills as well as cultural competency that will guide the programs adaption to ensure the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]