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OUR CHOICES, OUR VOICES REPORT

On National Close the Gap Day 2019, Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) welcomes the Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee’s Our Choices, Our Voices report that highlights examples of the great work Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, communities and organisations are leading to address inequities in health, demonstrating success from the Aboriginal and Torres […]

PLATFORM TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL ALLIED HEALTH CARE FOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES

IAHA Media Release: PLATFORM TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL ALLIED HEALTH CARE FOR ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES Available for Immediate Release . 26th February 2019  Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), founded in 2009, is a national not for profit, member-based organisation, building and supporting the growth and practice of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

IAHA Media Release – Closing the Gap Report 2019 Commits to Partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) Chief Executive Officer, Ms Donna Murray, attended the release of the Closing the Gap Report 2019 by the Hon Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia. IAHA welcomes the Prime Minister reaffirming his commitment to the COAG decision to establish a genuine partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people […]

2018 COAG Commitment MEDIA RELEASE

2018 COAG Commitment MEDIA RELEASE 14.12.18 Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is joining with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Peak Bodies Across Australia, welcoming the announcement that COAG has agreed to a formal partnership approach to the Closing the Gap Refresh. The details of formal partnership between COAG and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Media Release: Allied Health Undervalued in 2018 Federal Budget

Available for Immediate Release 9th May 2018 Download pdf here. Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing must remain a national priority. Action is needed to improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Those actions must involve: a coherent strategy to tackle the causes of disadvantage and enable our people to achieve […]