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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 […]

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.