2022 NT Aboriginal Health Academy Graduation.

Congratulations to the 2022 NT Aboriginal Health Academy Students and Graduates, who were celebrated and recognised for their achievements at a Graduation and Awards Ceremony.

NT Academy Award winners pictured with Chairperson Nicole Turner and IAHA NT Workforce Development Director Maddi Bower

Held at the Rydges Palmerston in Darwin last week, the evening was hosted by Kylie Stothers, Executive Director Workforce Development and Gabe Oth, NT Senior Program officer from the NT Aboriginal Health Academy (NT Academy), with opening addresses from IAHA and IAHA NT Workforce Development Chairperson, Nicole Turner, and Chief Executive Officer Donna Murray.

The 2022 NT Academy program was a huge success, with 17 of the NT Academy graduates achieving the nationally accredited Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance, with many also completing their Year 12 studies.

The NT Academy students enjoyed the evening, award presentation and graduation ceremonies. With students having shared with the NT team their feelings of having a sense of achievement, of being proud of themselves, recognised and honoured in such a way.

IAHA were honoured to recognise their many achievements in front of family, friends and delegates including NT Administrator, the Hon Vicki Susan O’Halloran AO, Northern Territory Chief Minister, the Hon Natasha Fyles and the Hon Ngaree Ah Kit, Minister for Disabilities.

The whole IAHA team are so very proud of these mob!

Congratulations to our 2022 NTAHA Award Winners

Individual student awards were presented to those students who displayed commitment, role modelling, inspiration, and leadership at all levels throughout the 2022 program. IAHA congratulate the following award winners:

?? Student Choice Award – Robert Rainger
?? Local Champion Award – Justice Walker
?? Deadly Student Award – Demitrus Galaminda and Isadora Lorenzo
?? Commitment Award – Taniel Parry
?? Inspiration Award – Keneisha Riddle
?? Future Health Award – Robert Rainger

NT Academy students are from all over the Northern Territory and Australia and represent 9 different schools throughout the Darwin region. Many of our students are from remote areas, who board and reside in Darwin during the school semesters.

The program would not have happened without the support of our Host Employers. They who worked alongside our student’s during their placement throughout the year, providing students with the clinical hours assessments and on the job workplace experiences.

The NT Academy team are now preparing for 2023 intake, with over 40 students having expressed interest in joining the Academy.

Year 11 NT Academy students and future graduates attend the celebration

CEO Donna Murray with 2022 NT Academy graduate, Jovian Dalywater.

November 16, 2022


Posted by: Jessica Schulz