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New Indigenous nursing and midwifery graduates for Western NSW
Four new Aboriginal nursing and midwifery cadets in the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) have completed their trainin...
Dechlan Brennan 8 Feb 2024
Victoria's peak Aboriginal health body encourages community to look after each other on January 26
The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation is encouraging Aboriginal communities to connect with family a...
Giovanni Torre 25 Jan 2024
Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations receive funding support
Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations across Victoria receive extra funding Indigenous Victorians will have acce...
Dechlan Brennan 11 Dec 2023
Applications open for Birthing on Country scholarships to support Indigenous midwifery students
First Nations midwifery students and graduates are being encouraged to apply for a range of Southern Cross University scholarshi...
Giovanni Torre 15 Nov 2023
Health peak body urges Federal government to lower pension age for Indigenous people
The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has honoured NAIDOC Week’s theme - For Our Elders - b...
Giovanni Torre 3 Jul 2023
Anangu/Yankunytjatjara man goes the distance to help those most in need

Zibeon Fielding’s boundless zest for life and energy for his people is taken in his stride. Quite literally, his running stride, which has given one APY Lands community its legs a...

Andrew Mathieson Jan 2, 2023
How one woman's upbringing is helping give back to Aboriginal healthcare

Jayla Nix's upbringing had a profound impact on her career in healthcare. A Wiradjuri woman with blood ties to Wellington, Ms Nix grew up hearing stories of her family's survival...

Emma Ruben Dec 22, 2022
First Nations people urged to contact blood cancer support line

First Nations Australians continue to experience the devastating effects of a blood cancer diagnosis at a growing rate.  The Leukaemia Foundation is strongly encouraging Aborigina...

Joseph Guenzler Dec 10, 2022
'PANDA Week' shines a light on the importance of perinatal mental health

The theme of 2022’s Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness held this month, ‘Building your community of care’, resonates with the importance of community-led solutions for Abor...

Giovanni Torre Nov 21, 2022
New guidelines developed to tackle one of the biggest killers of Indigenous people

New guidelines to improve the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been launched in a bid to tackle one of the co...

Giovanni Torre Oct 19, 2022
New study shines light on diabetes epidemic among Indigenous youth

A lack of understanding about diabetes' remains a major roadblock to caring for Indigenous people living with the condition, a new study based in the country's north has found....

Giovanni Torre Oct 14, 2022
Myriad issues compounding poor health among WA's youth revealed as govt launches inquiry

The Western Australian Government’s inquiry into food insecurity for children will find it is a “very real issue” creating vulnerability and inducing poor health for Indigenous peo...

Giovanni Torre May 13, 2022
NSW Aboriginal health service 'financially sound' in midst of special administration

Special administration of Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service will continue until May 22, with the appointment of a new chief financial officer to improve financial pe...

Jarred Cross Apr 7, 2022
New clinic in Newcastle to tackle gap in Indigenous dental health

A new dental clinic in Newcastle, New South Wales, will play a role in closing the gap in dental health for local Indigenous communities. Awabakal Aboriginal Medical Service in...

Giovanni Torre Mar 20, 2022
Katherine and Robinson River enter snap lockdown

Northern Territory regions of Katherine and Robinson River are in lockdown after two confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported. As of 6pm Northern Territory time Monday, Greater...

Rachael Knowles Nov 16, 2021
Queensland border opening despite low Indigenous vaccination rates

The Chair of Queensland’s Indigenous Health peak body has called comments by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk “a slap in the face” to Queensland's Indigenous community. The Queensl...

Sarah Smit Oct 21, 2021
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