NACCHO Aboriginal Health Workforce : @AMAPresident launches 5 point plan to build #Ruralhealth workforce

“The issues described by the AMA are serious and apply across the health workforce, including allied health professionals.”  ” About one third of Australia’s population, approximately 7 million people, live in regional, rural and remote areas. These Australians often have more difficulty accessing health services than urban Australians, leading them to have a lower life […]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership for better health

Access report here.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people need to lead health policy and services in our communities. A major new report, launched by the Lowitja Institute, details the progress to be made when governments relinquish control, and instead, engage in strong, collaborative partnerships. The Lowtija Institute report, called Changing the Narrative in Aboriginal […]

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 […]