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Decline in Function

Lost. Lost like a puppy in the wind (what? huh?). I’ve been wandering the hospital halls for the last week and a half, not sure what I’m meant to be doing. 333 more words

NACCHO at the National Press Club

Yesterday NACCHO’s Chair Justin Mohamed gave an address to a packed room and national television audience at the National Press Club about the economic value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations. 979 more words

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The Aboriginal Health Crisis That Needs Your Help

If you haven’t already met Gabe, who was born with leukemia, or other children like him you may not know that for Aboriginal children and adults needing stem cell transplants have a very small chance of receiving one. 146 more words

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Taking back control – 12 year study of path to better Aboriginal health

Australia has tried for almost a decade to ‘close the gap’. Yet Aboriginal Australians still suffer more than double the disease burden of the total population – with most health problems caused by preventable chronic disease. 465 more words

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NACCHO Close the Gap Day : Warren Mundine: “The Future of Aboriginal Health” Address To Lowitja Institute

“Decades of Indigenous controlled health service delivery have seen the Aboriginal community controlled health sector become a leading provider of primary health care services and a significant employer of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2,970 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO job opportunity: National Communications and Media Advisor

Are you an experienced Communications and Media professional?

Do you want to use your skills towards shaping a better future for Aboriginal Australians?

If you are committed to contributing to change, please read on… 540 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal health and racism: Marcia Langton the nature of my Q and A apology to Andrew Bolt

I believe that his obsessive writing about the colour of the skin of particular Aboriginal people is malicious and cowardly

Among the many race-obsessed expressions in his offensive, and now, unlawful, columns was the accusation that the defendants, all ”fair-skinned” Aboriginal people, claimed to be Aboriginal to receive certain benefits. 4,986 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News