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NACCHO Health News Alert: Incentive scheme for bush doctors failing, funds to be redirected

In a Robin Hood style overhaul of the botched $113 million General Practice Rural Incentive Payment Scheme, doctors in 14 large towns like Cairns will be stripped of subsidies. 1,196 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO 2015-16 Federal Budget : Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funding implications

Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS)

This section is available as a DOWNLOAD in the NACCHO BUDGET REPORT

Although not a budget announcement, the recent announcements of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy funding have implications for the Sector’s business model. 319 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

ADF CDAT Southern Regional Forum Invitation and Agenda

Members of CDATs in South-eastern NSW are invited to attend a forum being facilitated by the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) and hosted by the Shellharbour/Kiama CDAT. 331 more words

Active Participation

NACCHO 2015 Budget News : Can we expect more anxiety, and widespread concern at the potential impact of change ?

The absence of real engagement results in top-down approaches that are not developed or tested with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and has long been acknowledged by governments of all persuasions as the key to failure in Indigenous affairs. 2,849 more words

Abbott Government News

NACCHO 2015 Federal Budget Update : How the budget could Close the Aboriginal Health Gap ?


The primary health care sector that delivers the best results for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People is the least funded. Funding for ACCHSs is unrelated to population size or need, is not indexed for inflation or service demand and is not distributed equitably within and between the States and Territories. 3,831 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News: Indigenous ear surgeon Dr Kelvin Kong closing the gap

Dr Kelvin Kong, one of three Indigenous surgeons, is excited about the RACS’s decision to sign off on a strategic plan to develop the Indigenous health workforce. 3,837 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

WAKE UP AMERICA! It's time to stop the misconceptions on aging

Aging isn’t a promise, it’s a gift that should be embraced. Why, then, does it make us so uncomfortable to acknowledge changes that come with aging? 261 more words

Laura Mitchell