Senior Policy Officer -IAHA

The Senior Policy Officer (SPO) is an important member of the IAHA team and provides high level support to the IAHA Executive and, through them, the Board of Directors. The SPO has a key role in progressing policy and research related initiatives. The position contributes substantially to the development and implementation of policy initiatives, submissions and responses in relation to improving the health and well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with a focus on allied health.

– Senior Policy Officer –

  • Join a dynamic Indigenous member organisation
  • Work to increase access to culturally responsive allied health care and improve the health and well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Canberra based position
  • Salary package: $83,420 – $94,110 gross full-time, plus 9.5% superannuation with salary packaging options available.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is a national not-for-profit, member based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisation. IAHA values our highly skilled and diverse allied health workforce, and the contribution IAHA members make to improve people’s lives. We promote and support growing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce. This workforce is vital to improving peoples’ lives and the capability, cultural safety and responsiveness of the services they work in and with.

As a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander led organisation, IAHA is focused on supporting the current workforce, growing the next generations of the allied health professionals, transforming the health system to be culturally safe and responsive to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander needs and leadership in driving change and advocacy in policy and practices embedding Indigenous led solutions.

IAHA provide a culturally safe and responsive workplace and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.


Please email below to request the selection criteria & full position description which must be addressed in your application email along with your cover letter and resume.

Email: or if you have any questions regarding the role please call (02) 6285 1010

 Applications must be received by 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 20th March 2020.

January 24, 2020

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