Lichfield Diocese is working with us on a ‘partner church’ project, to Close the Gap between rich and poor. David Primrose, Lichfield’s Director of Transforming Communities, explains what it’s about.
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“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
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
NACCHO Close the Gap project : Aboriginal student treks Sydney to Uluru and back again to raise awareness Close the gap
Youth Trek to the Red Centre for Aboriginal Health
Macquarie University Aboriginal student Coen Tate, from the Warawara Department of Indigenous Studies is on a 5,500km ‘Trek to the Red Centre’, which is a walk starting from the Sydney Opera House to Uluru and back in order to fundraise for Oxfam’s Close the Gap campaign, and raise awareness about the situation facing Aboriginal Australia. 448 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
“There are now around 180 indigenous doctors and 260 (indigenous) medical students in Australia. However, there are approximately 80,000 doctors registered in Australia, so to reach parity of 3 per cent in the medical profession, it would require over 2400 additional indigenous doctors immediately,” 787 more words