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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. 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 […]

New portal provides information about climate change and the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (HealthInfoNet) has added a comprehensive section dedicated to climate change to their well-established Environmental Health Portal. Launched today at the 43rd National Environmental Health Conference in Fremantle, WA, the section will deliver important knowledge to the workforce. HealthInfoNet Director, Professor Neil Drew, says “’We know that Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]


Milparanga is a leadership development program, formerly known as the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leaders Program (NATSILP). ABOUT MILPARANGA Milparanga allows Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to engage in powerful and different conversations. The program aims to support Indigenous Australian leaders to: Grow as an individual Develop their leadership capabilities, including governance […]

Melbourne Poche Leadership Fellows Program

The Melbourne Poche Leadership Fellows Program supports the development of emerging Indigenous leaders in academic, policy, clinical and research roles in Higher Education institutions, government, health delivery and the community sector. Essential Criteria The following essential criteria applies to all applicants considering applying for the Poche Indigenous Leadership Fellows Program. Identify as Indigenous Australian Be […]

Welcome Baby to Country – Partnership Resource Guide

A resource developed by: Professor Kerry Arabena, Sarah Bingle, Luella Monson, Elizabeth McLachlan Welcoming a new baby into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities is a cultural practice that involves the whole community – men, women, children and extended families. For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have held Welcome Baby to […]

Call for applications – Agency Management Committee vacancies

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is the organisation that supports all of the nationally regulated health professions in Australia.  This includes about half of all allied health professions, including:  psychology, podiatry, physiotherapy, pharmacy, paramedicine, optometry, occupational therapy, dental and oral health professions, chiropractors and Chinese medicine. (more…)

Creating and Restoring Safety and Healing

The Healing Foundation has released a report, titled  Looking Where the Light Is: creating and restoring safety and healing, to coincide with Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse. The report details a cultural framework that aims to address the inaction that followed the 1997 Bringing Them Home Report, which […]