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Poche Centre for Indigenous Health 8th Annual Research Showcase

The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, University of Sydney is working together with communities to improve the health of Aboriginal children and families and is hosting its 8th Annual Research Showcase. The event, chaired by Professor Tom Calma AO, will bring together an array of researchers, scholars and community collaborators to share our experiences and […]

Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to develop a whole-of-government evaluation strategy for policies and programs affecting Indigenous Australians, to be used by all Australian Government agencies. The Productivity Commission is pleased to provide you with the below one page flyer about the Indigenous Evaluation Strategy. More information on the project can be […]

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 […]