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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Welfare debate : Health sector urged to step up and engage with welfare reform debate

 ” Welfare reform will also have implications for Close the Gap and the improvement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.

Like other disadvantaged Australians, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have a higher reliance upon welfare services. 783 more words

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NACCHO #DonDaleKids Aboriginal Health News : Update from the #RoyalCommission community meetings start 26 September

 ” The Royal Commission has been established to enable the swift inquiry into the treatment of children detained in detention facilities and child protection in the Northern Territory. 366 more words

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NACCHO #RedfernStatement meeting outcomes : Minister and Indigenous Organisations Leadership Press Releases

  1. We have a contribution to make and what we want from engagement is to co-design solutions with the Government in a collaborative and respectful way that recognises the values of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples”
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NACCHO #RedfernStatement meeting today : Indigenous Affairs Minister Scullion to face some of his most vocal and influential critics

“We are looking forward to the workshop and a new narrative moving forward in the way that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs is negotiated,” … 751 more words

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NACCHO Alert #NACCHOagm2016 Registrations now open

Attention NACCHO Member Organisations and Stakeholders

As you are aware, the  2016 NACCHO Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting will be in Melbourne this year… 730 more words

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NACCHO #FASDAwarenessDay Aboriginal Health : AMA calls for #FASD to be recognised as a disability

” FASD has a significant impact on education, criminal justice, and child protection services in Australia, and yet has not been included by the Government on the list of recognised disabilities. 547 more words

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NACCHO #IndigenousDads and Aboriginal Health : Stereotyping a barrier to Aboriginal advancement

 “As the spontaneous expression of Aboriginal identity and pride of #IndigenousDads demonstrated, Aboriginal fathers are teachers, lawyers, academics, employers, actors, animators, athletes.

Above all they are dedicated and devoted role models for future generations and give them hope that they can rise above discrimination and racism, be proud of their identity and culture, and be encouraged to reach their potential… 858 more words

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