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The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme

***SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY***   The Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme is designed to encourage and assist undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people studying an entry level health course.   The Australian Government established the Scheme as a […]

Research Leadership and Development Opportunities – The Centre for Rural and Remote Health

The Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CRRH), James Cook University (JCU) is part of a national network of university departments of rural health head quartered in Mount Isa, with nodes in Cloncurry, Longreach and Weipa. They now have three exciting opportunities to join their multi-disciplinary team on fixed term appointments to 31 December 2022 […]

Health Promotion Coordinator with Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation are looking for a Health Promotion Coordinator. The role involves working with community members, relevant stakeholders and Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (SHS) staff to plan, implement and evaluate health promotion initiatives throughout SHS region. The role also involves devising a health promotion strategic plan around general health promotion and […]

Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Expenditure Survey for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander family with children 0-16 years of age? Our research team needs your help! We are creating a survey tool to capture how much money Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families spend out of their own pocket on healthcare. But we need Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander parents […]

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 […]