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Media release from CTG Co-chairs

New approach to Closing the Gap Strategy welcomed Thursday 13 December 2018 The Close the Gap Campaign has welcomed the COAG agreement to work in genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the Refreshed Closing the Gap Strategy. COAG has recognised that in order to effect real change, governments must work collaboratively […]

COAG agrees to a work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a new approach to Closing the Gap.

IAHA has been working closely with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peaks to change how Governments work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  Click on the link below to read the meeting outcomes released in the COAG Communique Dec 12 2018  https://www.coag.gov.au/meeting-outcomes/coag-meeting-communique-12-december-2018

Congratulations Romlie Mokak, First Indigenous Policy Evaluation Commissioner

Our warmest congratulations to our Chief Executive Officer, Mr Romlie Mokak, on the announcement today of his appointment as the first Indigenous Policy Evaluation Commissioner of the Productivity Commission. We are very proud of Romlie’s appointment, wish him great success, and extend our heartfelt thanks for his stewardship of the Lowitja Institute since 2014, delivering […]

Beyond Blue letter to COAG on Close the Gap

To the Council of Australian Governments, We write to you regarding one of the items on your agenda at the December meeting of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG): your consideration of how to refresh and build momentum in closing the gap in life outcomes between Australia’s Indigenous and non?Indigenous people. Beyond Blue is proud […]

Media Release – ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER ALLIED HEALTH WORKFORCE LEADING INTO THE FUTURE.

30 November 2018 Today Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) and the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (HealthInfoNet) released the first of a series of films showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health professionals. The films are focused on promoting allied health workforce development including allied health careers, support available and needed for success with individuals sharing […]

The 2017-18 Allied Health Rural Generalist Implementation Showcase

The Allied Health Professions Office of Queensland is pleased to present its 2017-18 Allied Health Rural Generalist Implementation Showcase.   Details: Date: Thursday 15 November 2018 Time: 11:45am to 3:15pm Via: Teleconference   This showcase is an opportunity to explore the work and outcomes from the implementation of the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway across […]

Indigenous Youth in Governance Masterclass

On Tuesday 20 November 2018, the Australian Indigenous Governance Institute (AIGI) in partnership with the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and Reconciliation Australia (RA) and supported by the BHP Billiton Foundation, will convene an ‘Indigenous Youth in Governance Masterclass’. AIGI is an Indigenous led national centre specialising in governance knowledge […]

Join a free webinar about finding evidence and sharing knowledge on the Eye Health Portal

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 13 November 2018 to provide information about the re-designed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Portal. https://healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/learn/health-topics/eye-health/ The webinar will guide you through our new portal, and provide information that will: enhance your knowledge of the portal’s key features show you how to […]

First Nations People to Guide a Healthier Renal Future

Media Release First Nations people will play a fundamental role in developing guidelines to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kidney patient outcomes, with more than $300,000 in Government funding to Kidney Health Australia to support national consultations. Kidney Health Australia will hold 20 community consultations across the country with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]