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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 […]

MEDIA RELEASE – ACT joins national Closing the Gap Partnership

Released 27/03/2019 The ACT Government has formally joined a national Closing the Gap partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies. The Chief Minister Andrew Barr was the first State or Territory leader to sign the Partnership Agreement with the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Organisations and the Commonwealth Government on […]

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) Welcomes Historic Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap

IAHA has welcomed the signing of an historic Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap between the Commonwealth Government, State and Territory Governments and the Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peak Bodies. The Coalition of Peaks is made up of around forty Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled organisations that have come together […]

Indigenous Leaders Call Australian Governments to Action on Indigenous Child and Youth Suicide

The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) was established by the Australian Government to help reduce the causes, prevalence and impact of suicide on Indigenous individuals, families and communities. In November 2018, CBPATSISP hosted two Indigenous-specific suicide prevention conferences in Perth that brought together 500 delegates from the […]

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 […]