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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Child doctors improve Indigenous health where governments have failed

Rhonda-Lee Lardner, 8, is learning about hygiene, traditional and bush medicine as part of the Dhalayi doctor program at St Joseph’s Primary School in Kempsey. 708 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Chair Press Release: Anti smoking programs welcomed on World NO Tobacco Day

Talking About The Smokes (TATS) is a model for how to do a large national epidemiological project in partnership with Aboriginal communities, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Aboriginal community-controlled health service (ACCHS) sector. 651 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO #IHMayDAY15 News: Day of Action 29 May all matters Aboriginal Health

“We would like the day to provide a constructive critical discourse on Indigenous health.”

Dr Lynore Geia : James Cook University Nursing, Midwifery and Research academic… 2,192 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

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

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