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AbSec and wider community sector call for more essential services to address inequality

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are 11 times more likely to be removed from their families than non-Indigenous children. A new approach is needed. We need to focus on building strong, safe, inclusive and accessible communities. That is why AbSec joined 17 other peak organisations who came together today to confirm they will campaign […]

Australian Hearing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiology scholarships

Australian Hearing will be offering three Masters of Audiology scholarships annually to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university graduates at several Australian universities from 2018. The scholarships have been established to invite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university graduates to consider following a career pathway into Audiology.   Hearing health disorders are over-represented in Aboriginal and Torres […]

Two part-time contract positions at CHI.L.D.

Townsville & Northern QLD, two part-time contract positions currently available at CHI.L.D. (The Association for Childhood Language and Related Disorders): Speech Language Pathologist – please click here for further details Occupational Therapist – please click here for further details Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Applications close Monday, 22 August 2016.

Are you an allied health professional interested in working in the NT?

The Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) NT Health Workforce branch provides recruitment, retention and support services to health professionals and organisations across the Northern Territory of Australia. NT PHN offers support and assistance to allied health professionals who are relocating to the Northern Territory for the purposes of employment. To search current vacancies please visit http://www.ntphn.org.au/working-nt/nursing-and-allied-health-professionals. […]

#PALLANZ tweet chat: Palliative Care Yarning

In the spirit of respectful, inclusive communication and ongoing learning, Palliverse invites you to join an online “Palliative Care Yarning” tweet-chat tonight on 31st March 2016. This tweet-chat will be an opportunity to discuss some key issues in palliative care for Indigenous and First Nation peoples, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. When? Thursday, […]

Free NRHA Webinar – “What will the new national approach to mental health services mean for people in rural and remote areas?”

10.00am-11.00am Eastern Summer Time, Thursday 17 December 2015 In April 2015 the National Mental Health Commission released its National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services. The review provided “a strong, achievable and practical plan for modernising and reforming Australia’s mental health system and ultimately improving the lives of millions of Australians”. Last month the Australian […]

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IAHA March 2015 Newsletter

CEO’s Report Like many other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, IAHA was unsuccessful in securing additional funding through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funding round. However this has not hindered our operations and we move forward strongly in our ongoing negotiations for operational funding over the coming years. IAHA continues to work closely with […]

Senator the Hon FIona Nash Assistant Minister for Health speech at IAHA 2014 National Indigenous Allied Health Awards

Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Assistant Minister for Health SPEECH 25 November 2014 “Firstly I’d also like to acknowledge Faye McMillan, the Chair of Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA); Donna Murray, the CEO if IAHA; Dr Tom Calma, Chancellor of the University of Canberra; Mick Gooda, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner; Shayne […]