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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 […]

Be a community voice in the scheme regulating health practitioners

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) invites Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons to apply for an identified vacancy on its Community Reference Group. AHPRA works in partnership with National Boards to regulate more than 709,000 registered health practitioners across 16 health professions (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice, medical, nursing, midwifery, […]

HEALTH WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Round 3 of the Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) is now open. RDWA is providing scholarships and bursaries for medical, nursing and allied health professionals (including Aboriginal health workers) working in rural and remote South Australia through the HWSP. HWSP is designed to improve access to health services for people living in rural and remote […]

ABORIGINAL ALLIED HEALTH NETWORK FORUM

Bringing together Aboriginal allied health professionals, assistants, technicians and cadets; mental health trainees and clinicians from across NSW Health. INAUGURAL FORUM Wednesday 8 May 2019 National Centre of Indigenous Excellence, Redfern 8:30am – 5pm Registration: 8:30am for a 9am start RSVP: Thursday 2 May 2019 Aboriginal Allied Health Network Forum The Aboriginal allied health forum […]

Telling our stories in ways that make us stronger

Dulwich Centre is delighted to announce this five day intensive on narrative therapy and community work for Indigenous practitioners. This workshop will explore ways in which narrative practices can contribute to decolonising identity stories, linking stories between communities, and sharing practices of culture and healing. This workshop will be facilitated by Tileah Drahm-Butler. It has […]

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 […]