VACCHO 2019 Federal Election Platform

VACCHO is the Victorian peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing, with 30 Member ACCOs providing support to approximately 25,000 Aboriginal people across Victoria. On behalf of VACCHO’s Members, they are submitting the enclosed platform to advocate for a number priorities which they are seeking multi-partisan commitment for ahead of the 2019 Federal election. This […]

Empowering our Community

Workshop on Empowerment and Accountability in Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention, Canberra The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) co-hosted a workshop on preventing Indigenous youth suicide in Canberra on Tuesday. The workshop focused on empowerment and accountability as ways to reduce suicide among Indigenous people and young people. […]

NATIONAL ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HEALTH ACADEMY MODEL TO EXPAND UNDER NEW FUNDING

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) welcome the announcement of $4.65 million in funding from the Commonwealth Government to support the expansion of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Academy Model.   The academy is a community-led learning model focused on academic achievement and re-shaping the way training pathways are co-designed and delivered with […]

Be a community voice in the scheme regulating health practitioners

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) invites Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons to apply for an identified vacancy on its Community Reference Group. AHPRA works in partnership with National Boards to regulate more than 709,000 registered health practitioners across 16 health professions (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice, medical, nursing, midwifery, […]