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MEDIA RELEASE: IAHA supports Coroners call for greater cultural safety in healthcare.

IAHA supports Coroners call for greater cultural safety in healthcare. Available for Immediate Release – 12 August 2019 Advice: This article contains the name of an Aboriginal person who is deceased and may cause sadness or distress to readers. Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), the national organisation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied […]

Engagement Officer – Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Engagement Officer – Indigenous Allied Health Australia Applications Closing 8am (AEST) Wed 19th June 2019 The positions listed in this post are for your information only. Indigenous Allied Health Australia does not seek to endorse any of the positions, organisations, material or statements contained within. If you have any enquiries about these positions please do […]

JOINT SARRAH – IAHA MEDIA RELEASE TIME TO ENSURE FULL ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE FOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE AND EVERYONE LIVING IN RURAL AND REMOTE AUSTRALIA

3 June 2019 If you live in rural or remote Australia your chances of accessing allied health services if and when you need them are much worse than for other Australians. If you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, your chances are even worse. Many of our health and social service systems work well, but […]

Congratulations to the Hon Ken Wyatt MP on his appointment as Minister for Indigenous Australians

IAHA congratulate the Hon Ken Wyatt MP on his appointment as Minister for Indigenous Australians. This historic appointment, under the returning Morrison Government, is the first time an Aboriginal person has held the role and Minster Wyatt becomes the first Aboriginal person in the Cabinet. IAHA have worked closely and constructively with Minster Wyatt in […]

VACCHO 2019 Federal Election Platform

VACCHO is the Victorian peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing, with 30 Member ACCOs providing support to approximately 25,000 Aboriginal people across Victoria. On behalf of VACCHO’s Members, they are submitting the enclosed platform to advocate for a number priorities which they are seeking multi-partisan commitment for ahead of the 2019 Federal election. This […]

Empowering our Community

Workshop on Empowerment and Accountability in Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention, Canberra The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) co-hosted a workshop on preventing Indigenous youth suicide in Canberra on Tuesday. The workshop focused on empowerment and accountability as ways to reduce suicide among Indigenous people and young people. […]

NATIONAL ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HEALTH ACADEMY MODEL TO EXPAND UNDER NEW FUNDING

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) welcome the announcement of $4.65 million in funding from the Commonwealth Government to support the expansion of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Academy Model.   The academy is a community-led learning model focused on academic achievement and re-shaping the way training pathways are co-designed and delivered with […]

Be a community voice in the scheme regulating health practitioners

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) invites Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons to apply for an identified vacancy on its Community Reference Group. AHPRA works in partnership with National Boards to regulate more than 709,000 registered health practitioners across 16 health professions (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice, medical, nursing, midwifery, […]

HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Round 3 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is now open. RDWA is providing scholarships and bursaries for medical, nursing and allied health professionals (including Aboriginal health workers) working in rural and remote South Australia through the HWSP. HWSP is designed to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote […]