“Working together to prevent suicide” World Suicide Prevention Day September 10

 Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) encourages the allied health membership and community members to be involved in local activities as part of World Suicide Prevention Day. World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote action to prevent suicide globally. Local, national and international events and activities are held during this […]

Indigenous leaders welcome $5.5 million social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention initiatives

EMBARGOED UNTIL 9.30AM, 9 SEPTEMBER 2019 MEDIA RELEASE Indigenous leaders welcome $5.5 million social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention initiatives Indigenous leaders welcomed Health Minister Greg Hunt’s $4.5 million announcement of Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Australia – a national independent  and inclusive Indigenous social and emotional wellbeing, mental health and suicide prevention […]

IAHA commends the recently released Auditor-General report, “Mental Health Service Planning for Aboriginal People in New South Wales”

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), the national organisation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce, welcomes the report from Margaret Crawford, New South Wales Auditor-General. IAHA contributes significantly to the national dialogue on health and wellbeing access, equity and solutions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  IAHA supports in principle the […]