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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Alert : Changes make it easier for rural and remote communities to attract GPs

As of today, medical practices in 220 rural and remote communities will be automatically guaranteed access to an extra pool of doctors which capital city practices can’t hire “ 338 more words

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NACCHO #CTG10 News alerts :Why is it so hard to Close the Gap?

Well, you know, I think it’s never acceptable if we don’t have a consistent policy approach and consistent funding and ministers who can stay focused and committed… 2,664 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO #CTG10 News alert : PM's commitment to Closing the Gap- Report download

 “I was heartened to see in this latest 2016 Closing the Gap report that there are some positive gains. For instance, Indigenous mortality rates are declining, especially those deaths from circulatory diseases (such as heart disease and… 1,096 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

Northern Territory intervention 'fails on human rights' and closing the gap | Australia news | The Guardian

No substantial reform has been delivered in any target area of the Close the Gap goals and intervention itself scores only four out of 10 for human rights, the Castan Centre says… 16 more words

Australia's Shame

Fairforyou: An affordable alternative to Brighthouse

Today sees the launch of Fairforyou – a new not-for-profit lending company, offering furniture and white goods at vastly cheaper prices than Brighthouse and other existing high cost lenders. 376 more words

NACCHO Health News Alert : Download AIHW report 25 Years of Health Expenditure

To better understand the long-term trends in health expenditure in Australia, this report presents data for the 25 years from 1989-90 to 2013-14, describes some of the key trends and explores the relationships between health expenditure and its drivers. 289 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Resources Alert :'Check Today, See Tomorrow' resources aim to help reduce the incidence of preventable blindness in Aboriginal people

‘Check Today, See Tomorrow’ Resources

Diabetes Eye Care

Diabetes along with cataract, refractive error and trachoma accounts for 94% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people vision loss and represents up to 11% of the health gap. 673 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News