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NACCHO Health News: AMA speech "Social Determinants and Aboriginal Health"

Investment in local health services is a must. Delivery of appropriate health services, particularly through Aboriginal community controlled health services, must be culturally safe, and delivered in the right locations by the right people. 2,742 more words

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Healthy & Deadly: a weekly program for Koorie youth in City of Greater Dandenong

This weekly program for Koorie youth is all about learning about and looking after yourself and your mob.  It’s for ages 14 to 21, it’s free and food’s provided! 90 more words

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NACCHO $ Funding updates : Indigenous-controlled sector the clear loser of Indigenous Reform Agenda

“The IAS has offered us nothing in terms of new imaginings of and engagement with Aboriginal people, communities and capabilities

One would think, given the inability of mainstream services to close the gap in indigenous disadvantage to date, that all funding for indigenous advancement outcomes would require “high standards of governance and accountability.Yet in reading between the lines, it is primarily the indigenous community-controlled sector that requires additional scrutiny and surveillance.These special measures of surveillance and exemption in indigenous affairs are all too familiar to indigenous Australians who have lived under the protectionist and assimilationist policies of the last century and beyond.” 2,086 more words

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You wouldn't eat 16 teaspoons of sugar, so why drink it?

VACCHO and Rethink Sugary Drink have partnered to highlight the significant health problems associated with sugary drink consumption and encourage Victorian Aboriginal people to rethink their consumption.  64 more words

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NACCHO Health News: Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children thru Aboriginal Medical Services

Indigenous children will benefit from the Federal Government’s free flu vaccine program for the first time this year as authorities brace for a virulent strain of flu heading for Australia. 697 more words

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Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Health & Wellbeing Workshops: Hastings & Cranbourne

Come along to the DDACL Health & Wellbeing Workshops at either Hastings or Cranbourne and provide feedback to influence the Co-operative’s service plan and future services offerings.  114 more words

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NACCHO Media Release: Aboriginal health must remain the priority to close the gap

The peak Aboriginal health organisation today said Aboriginal health, commitment to programs that work, Aboriginal control and long-term funding were all necessary to close the ongoing gap between Aboriginal and other Australians. 330 more words

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