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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 […]

NSW Rural Doctors Network – Health Workforce Scholarship Program

The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in rural and remote Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of practice. The Program is an initiative of the Australian Government Department of Health, administered in New South Wales by NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN). The HWSP is available to medical, […]

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 […]

International Women’s Day – #MorePowerfulTogether

Australia’s IWD 2019 theme is more powerful together, recognising the important role we all play in achieving gender equality. Indigenous Allied Health Australia would like to recognise the matriarchs who are central to our families and communities, and make enormous contributions to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. On International Women’s Day, we […]

Call for Expression of Interests for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Committee Members

The Heart Foundation has launched a new funding program in 2019 called Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award. We are calling for expressions of interest from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to review applications as part of a committee. This will determine who will receive funding for this award. We are looking people […]

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 […]