“ COAG’s commitment to a genuine formal partnership approach between the government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the Closing the Gap strategy is a welcome step in the right direction… 654 more words
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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #SuicidePrevention : #ATSISPC18 #refreshtheCTGRefresh Pat Turner CEO NACCHO Setting the scene panel : Health led solutions through Aboriginal Community Controlled Health #Leadership
” It is well established that Aboriginal led solutions deliver better outcomes.
Aboriginal community-controlled health services should be funded based on need and so that they can develop comprehensive suicide prevention initiatives with the communities they service. 2,418 more words
NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #refreshtheCTGRefresh Campaign : 13 peak Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bodies propose meeting with COAG reps to determine a framework for reaching agreement on a refreshed #ClosingtheGap strategy
“ We understand that at this stage it is intended that new Closing the Gap targets will be settled at COAG’s December meeting,
We are calling on COAG to hold off doing this and instead put in place a proper partnership mechanism with us. 1,674 more words
NACCHO Aboriginal Women's Health #SistersInside #imaginingabolition : Our CEO Pat Turner address to @SistersInside 9th International Conference Decolonisation is not a metaphor’: Abolition for First Nations women
“ NACCHO supports the abolition of prisons for First Nations women. The incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women should be a last resort measure. 1,517 more words
NACCHO CEO Pat Turner and @END_RHD_CRE Co- Chair @jcarapetis call for a commitment to eliminate #RHD in Australia and clear plan of action and targets to measure progress
” Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are 55 times more likely to die of rheumatic heart disease than other Australian children. We’re here today seeking a commitment from all political parties to stop this preventable disease from ever taking the life of another child in Australia.” 2,346 more words
NACCHO Aboriginal Health Workforce and Training News : Our peak bodies @KenWyattMP and @CPMC_Aust Building the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce and strengthening alliances to address the health priorities of Indigenous Australians.
” NACCHO stresses the importance of continuing to grow the depth and number of Indigenous people in the health sector.
Improving the health of our people can only occur through partnership, and integrating health care providers with community controlled services is the key. 507 more words
NACCHO #NAIDOCWEEK #BecauseofherWeCan #WeCan18 @RecAustralia Interview with NACCHO CEO Pat Turner "A reconciled nation will be when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have self-determination over their own lives without the constraints of poverty and the burden of disease "
“ A reconciled nation will be when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have self-determination over their own lives without the constraints of poverty and the burden of disease. 632 more words