IAHA Signs MOU with Indigenous Dentists

On the 21st of May 2018, Indigenous Allied Health Australia and Indigenous Dentists’ Association of Australia (IDAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Mercure Hotel, Sydney. IDAA is committed to promoting improved standards of Indigenous oral health, including through supporting Indigenous dentists and dental students.  IAHA and IDAA look forward to exploring the opportunities to collaborate […]

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 must address the violence and over-imprisonment crisis destroying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s lives

The Closing the Gap Strategy must adopt targets to reduce violence and imprisonment rates, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-led Change the Record Coalition has said in its submission to COAG’s ‘refresh’ of Closing the Gap. “Violence and imprisonment are destroying families, communities, and lives,” said Antoinette Braybrook, Co-Chair of Change the Record and Convenor […]