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Online NDIS training for Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is presenting the Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Allied Health Professions course. The course has been developed by AHPA and its member associations to provide a detailed introduction to the NDIS for allied health professionals. The AHPA NDIS training consists of four modules: Module 1: Overview of […]

Applications Open Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship

The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry-level health course. Full-time scholarship awardees will receive up to $15,000 per year and part-time recipients […]

National Health Leadership Forum call for greater transparency and partnership in the Closing the Gap Refresh

The National Health Leadership Forum (NHLF), comprised of leaders from Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health peak sector, has serious concerns with the Government’s Closing the Gap refresh process and the way it has been managed by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. “We are disappointed that as an expert body on […]

ACA Study Grant Scheme for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students Now Open

Applications for 2019 Study Grants Open The Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) National Study Grant Scheme (ACANSS) is available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are studying a chiropractic course at an Australian University. Full-time study grant awardees will receive up to $10,000 per year and part-time recipients will receive up to $5,000 per year. The funding is […]

$36 million for national suicide prevention projects

The Australian Government will invest more than $36 million in national suicide prevention projects to raise awareness of the impact of suicide and to support Australians who may be at risk. The funding, through the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program, will help to deliver important awareness and stigma reduction activities, research, and leadership […]

Be a part of the Career Pathways Project National Survey

The Career Pathways Project is inviting you to participate in the first national survey of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff across all professions, roles and locations. This survey is being done to help understand the career development needs and career pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in health. All Aboriginal […]

Young people returning to sentenced youth justice supervision 2016–17 Report

View full report here.  The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report entitled Young people returning to sentenced youth justice supervision 2016-17.  In each of the states and territories, the department responsible for youth justice is tasked with providing young people who are serving supervised sentences with services designed to reduce […]

Current and former Social Justice Commissioners offer pathway forward on constitutional recognition

The current and all former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioners have come together to offer a pathway forward to achieve constitutional reform within the next five years. Commissioner June Oscar AO (2017–current) has joined former commissioners Mick Gooda (2010–2016), Professor Tom Calma AO (2004–2010), Dr William Jonas AM (1999-2004) and Emeritus Professor […]