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Australia’s peak medical body calls on governments to raise the age of criminal responsibility

Monday 24 March – Aboriginal and human rights organisations today welcomed the Australian Medical Association’s call for all states and territories to raise the age when children can be held criminally responsible to at least 14 years. All Australian states and territories currently have laws that allow children as young as ten years to be […]

Alice Springs Declaration CTGV19 Conference Alice Springs 15 March 2019

At the 2019 Close the Gap in Vision 2020 Conference, held in Alice Springs, delegates heard that improvements in environmental health and housing are essential to eliminate trachoma and to reduce rates of other childhood infections that can lead to serious conditions such as rheumatic heart disease, blindness and deafness. The conference heard about good […]

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, […]