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IAHA Research and Policy update:

As the national member-based Indigenous allied health peak organisation, IAHA has a diverse allied health membership and Secretariat with significant knowledges, skills and expertise within Indigenous health, allied health, culture and community regarding best practice for improved  health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the nation.  Research values this expertise and IAHA […]

APA closing the gap with AFL SportsReady partnership

The APA has announced a new partnership with AFL SportsReady, a not for profit organisation helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students develop their careers through traineeships, cadetships, direct employment and educational opportunities. The partnership will allow full time physiotherapy students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to gain paid professional work experience for […]

Aboriginal Allied Health Network Forum

Bringing together Aboriginal allied health professionals, assistants, technicians and cadets; mental health trainees and clinicians from across NSW Health. FORUM DETAILS Wednesday 13 November 2019 National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Redfern 9:00am – 4:30pm Registration: 8:30am for a 9am start RSVP: Friday 25 October 2019 Please refer to the attached PDF for details. HEALTH EDUCATION […]

Early Life: Shaping Children’s Brain Development

Early brain development and life experiences during childhood, may hold the key to future health and well-being outcomes. About this Event Early Life: Shaping Children’s Brain Development Introducing the first in a four part webcast series of Jumbunna Sessions focusing on social, emotional health and well-being for Aboriginal children, families and communities, underpinned by NSW […]

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 […]