Curtin University – Centre for Aboriginal Studies School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science

This scholarship aims to encourage and support an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student to undertake a PhD research project in the area of health.  The goal of this scholarship is to strengthen capacity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion and physical activity research in Western Australia. Application packages should include (i) a […]

Commissioner to raise UN anti-racism recommendations

The Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane intends to raise with the Australian government the recommendations from the UN Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. Commissioner Soutphommasane attended CERD’s session in Geneva last month, where he told the Committee there are some clear indications that racial intolerance and […]

AIHW & ANZSOG conference March 2018 – Breaking the Data Silos

This coming March the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) will co-host a conference to get a broader understanding of these important issues. Reserve these dates in your diary for the most influential and practical conference for individuals interested in ‘people centred data’. The volume of data recorded about our […]

New AIHW web report: Access to health services by Australians with disability

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released a new web report yesterday to coincide with the International Day of People with a Disability: Access to health services by Australians with disability People with disability use a range of mainstream health services-such as GPs, medical specialists and dentists. Some experience difficulties in accessing these services, […]

Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award

Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award  Lowitja Institute announced that applications are open for the Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award. The Institute partners with the Cranlana Programme to offer this award to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research leadership and excellence. The award seeks to recognise Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers who have made […]

Job at Blacktown Hospital

Mental Health Clinician  –Blacktown Hospital, Western Sydney  click here  for further details – Application Close: 1st January 2018 People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard. The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to […]

Health Workforce Scholarships & Bursaries

Are you a rural or remote medical, nursing, midwifery, allied health professional or Aboriginal Health Worker keen to expand your skills or scope of practice? Scholarships of up to $10,000 per year, for two years, are available for rural health professionals undertaking postgraduate studies. Bursaries to support rural health professionals to undertake professional development or upskilling […]

Children impacted by early intervention restrictions

School attendance and birth weights lower after policy introduced As the government extends its Income Management program, new research indicates the original rollout in the Northern Territory did not improve school attendance and birth outcomes, and had negative short-term effects. Analysis reveals the federal government’s initial income management scheme – first introduced in 2007 during […]

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 […]