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HOT NORTH 2019 Indigenous Development and Training Awards are due this Friday 8 February 2019.

The purpose of the Indigenous Development and Training Awards is to build Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clinical, public and allied health capacity in northern Australia, with the ultimate aim to improve health outcomes in the five themes supported by Hot North: skin health, respiratory health, antimicrobial resistance, chronic diseases, and vector borne and emerging […]

Leadership and Business Development OPPORTUNITY Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health – BUSINESS MANAGER –

Join a dynamic Indigenous member organisation in a significant business and career development role Work to increase access to culturally responsive allied health care and improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Canberra Based, Senior position (Salary package circa $125K plus) Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, […]

Calls to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners

This week saw the release of the latest research conducted jointly by the Australian National University and NATSIHWA which highlighted the need to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Health Practitioners workforces.    NATSIHWA CEO Karl Briscoe said “We know the importance of our workforce in delivering culturally safe care. They can […]

RDWA – HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Applications for scholarships and bursaries are now open. RDWA is pleased to invite applications for Round 2 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program for 2018-19.  Medical, nursing and allied health professionals working in South Australia are encouraged to apply for a scholarship or bursary through the Health Workforce Scholarship Program.  In […]

Indigenous Scholarship Program

Overview The Indigenous Scholarship Program is administered in partnership with the Community Enterprise Foundation (CEF). While the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students enrolling in university is growing, these students are more than twice as likely to leave university in their first year compared to other domestic students. Among Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait […]

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 […]

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 […]