Support for Indigenous university students

The Coalition Government has announced $67.5 million will be delivered through the Indigenous Student Success Programme in 2017 as part of a $253 million four-year investment to support Australia’s 16,000 Indigenous students to complete their university studies. Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and Senator for New South Wales, Marise Payne, officially launched the Indigenous Student […]

Over 100 organisations call on the Prime Minister to show national leadership on youth justice.

IAHA along with 100 organisations, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak representative bodies, community and legal groups, have published an Open Letter calling for the Prime Minister to show national leadership on youth justice. The letter has been released to coincide with the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the […]

IAHA talks Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce development and leadership at Stepping Up Forum

The 2017 Stepping Up Forum was held from the 22-23 March 2017 in the Sydney, NSW.  The Forum brought together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health managers and staff working across all professions including clinical, non-clinical and leadership roles.    IAHA CEO Donna Murray was invited as a keynote speaker where she presented on the importance of supporting […]

IAHA Visits Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

IAHA workforce development officer recently visited the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health, James Cook University (MICRRH). IAHA and MICRRH signed a Collaboration Agreement in November 2016, which has an overarching goal to “increase the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce in remote and regional QLD and Northern Australia to improve the […]