“I know that it has been said within the Coalition that health and education will have to take some funding hits,” Dr Brown said. “We cannot possibly progress this nation unless we are investing more in health and education, public health and education, so that we all have an equal opportunity at what that represents. 665 more words
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NACCHO Aboriginal health : Hostility to Utopia film a denial of nation's brutal past -Sol Bellear and Adam Goodes
“Put yourself in Aboriginal shoes for a minute.
Imagine watching a film that tells the truth about the terrible injustices committed over 225 years against your people, a film that reveals how Europeans, and the governments that have run our country, have raped, killed and stolen from your people for their own benefit. 2,020 more words
NACCHO Aboriginal health funding news : How can our health services achieve financial independence ?
“From the very outset of establishing an organisation or program, a plan to achieve financial independence should be part of your overall business plan. This does not mean you have to be financially independent in order to start, however, by starting with this goal in mind, all your decisions and actions moving forward should help you avoid becoming dependent on funding. 1,655 more words
“On an individual level, exposure to racism is associated with psychological distress, depression, poor quality of life, and substance misuse, all of which contribute significantly to the overall ill-health experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 2,069 more words
NACCHO political alert:Federal inquiry into the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs has announced an inquiry into the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 452 more words
The use of social media in the region is also problematic because of the small population size of remote communities, and the complex family relationships that often break down into community division. 664 more words
The generally poor results of Closing the Gap strategies should signal the need to review how decisions are made and why policy makers fail to adopt and apply their own evidence of “what works”. 1,316 more words