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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News: @AMSANTaus and Redfern #ACCHO welcomes @KenWyattMP appointment

Aboriginal medical services have proved the longevity of Aboriginal people, so we need the bigger spread and more Aboriginal medical services probably in the next 5-10 years. 810 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News alert : Health sector responds to third Federal health minister in 2 years

Greg Hunt has been named Australia’s new Health Minister as part of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s fourth reshuffle since taking the top office.

Mr Hunt is also the third Federal Health Minister in 2 years after Peter Dutton and Sussan Ley… 2,462 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : A call to acknowledge the harmful history of nursing for Aboriginal people

 ” While we ourselves did not work there, the societal beliefs interwoven with the professional theories practised at that time are a legacy we have inherited. 927 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Employment alert : Oxfam #ClosetheGap Aboriginal Policy and Advocacy Lead


” Lead and manage Oxfam Australia’s policy and advocacy work in key public campaigns such as Close the Gap and Change the Record; identify opportunities for Oxfam to engage policy makers and the public in relation to our work on Indigenous rights; oversee the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of our policy and advocacy work “ 632 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alert : Expressions of interest invited from emerging consumer/carer leaders @CHFofAustralia , @NRHAlliance , @AUMentalHealth

 ” Our aim is to involve individuals who are emerging consumer/carer leaders.  By this we mean individuals who have started to be involved in health consumer/carer representation or advocacy work, perhaps at a local, regional or state/territory level, and who are enthusiastic and interested in doing more or different roles, particularly at the national level. 664 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Racism : Ode to Ms Dhu a powerful means to expose racism and demand justice

 ” Racism mires this nation, despite the denials of the many who reduce the debate to a minimum. Unsurprisingly, our state and federal governments remain idly quiet, as their parliaments do not reflect the demography of the nation in their make-up. 1,290 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Aboriginal Health : AMA calls for targets to increase Aboriginal people in workforce

The AMA has called for targets to increase the proportion of women in health leadership positions, and the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the medical workforce. 503 more words

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