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NACCHO NEWS: 2015 can be the turning point for Aboriginal Australia. Let's not waste it-Nova Peris OAM

Aboriginal people are no different. To close the gap, to achieve individual and collective goals, they need to believe in their own worth. They need to believe that they can succeed. 1,280 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Health Survey News : Invite to contribute to the reform of our health system and delivering a Healthier Medicare.

“The Australian Government is inviting you to contribute to the reform of the health system and delivering a Healthier Medicare.

One of the priority areas is better supporting people with chronic and complex health conditions, including mental health conditions, through primary health care. 769 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

Make it the law to close the gap

That is what the Scottish Government is aiming to do through their proposed Education (Scotland) Bill. The Bill contains fresh proposals that would require public authorities to report on how they are succeeding to close the education gap for the most disadvantaged young people. 295 more words

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Tips for a local Living Wage Campaign

One way you can make a real impact on poverty where you live is by persuading local employers to pay the Living Wage.┬áTom Skinner, coordinator of the… 1,327 more words

Partners And Allies

Closing the gap in Scotland

Last year NDCS published the Close the Gap report which highlighted the unacceptable education attainment gap which exists for deaf young people in Scotland. Data published in 2014 showed that almost 10% of deaf school leavers had no qualifications compared with just 1% of pupils with no Additional Support Needs. 299 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health: New report shows improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions

Benchmarks set to measure cardiac care and outcomes for Indigenous Australians

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 380 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO Cultural Competency : Download report Delivery of Health Services for Indigenous people

“This issues paper examines the available evidence on cultural competence in international and local literature. It defines cultural competency; reports on available evidence; identifies approaches and strategies that are effective in improving cultural competency among health services staff, examines the relationship between cultural competency and health outcomes, and documents an evidence-informed conceptual framework.” 677 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service