- Career Pathways Report commissioned by Lowitja Institute, led by AMSANT and UNSW released on #IndigenousPeoplesDay
- Kids ear health resource developed
- Aboriginal men’s experiences during partner’s pregnancy
- National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap Initiative
- IAHP Yarnes Project Year One Report
- Job Alerts
Career Pathways Report commissioned by Lowitja Institute, led by AMSANT, UNSW released on #IndigenousPeoplesDay
Working for our people: what helps build a stronger Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce?
The Career Pathways Project (CPP) commissioned by Lowitja Institute and led by Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance Northern Territory (AMSANT) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) was released on World Indigenous People’s Day 2020 on 9 August.
The CCP focuses on providing insights and guidance to enhance the capacity of the health system to retain and support the development and careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce.
For more information and to go through the report click here.
Kids ear health resource developed by AHCWA
The Aboriginal Health Council of WA (AHCWA) ear health team has developed a new and innovative health promotion resource for children and youth called Simon Says. The first issue of Simon Says is an ear health brochure designed to support, teach and empower Aboriginal children with chronic ear conditions.
To access the brochure click here.
Aboriginal men’s experiences during partner’s pregnancy
A study looking at Kimberley Aboriginal men’s experience during their partner’s pregnancy “When I got the news”: Aboriginal fathers in the Kimberley region yarning about their experience of the antenatal period was recently released. The study explores Aboriginal men’s perceptions of being an expecting father, their social and emotional wellbeing, and their experience with health providers.
Plain language reports of the study for community and staff:
To view the full report click here.
National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap initiative
Cancer Australia is commencing the National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap initiative, to improve outcomes for people affected by pancreatic cancer, one of Australia’s deadliest cancers. In developing the Roadmap, Cancer Australia will seek broad public consultation and collaborate with key stakeholders, including consumers, to build on the efforts and expertise of the non-government sector.
A key focus of the consultation phase will be engagement with targeted population groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, rural and remote and culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Further details will be provided through the National Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap website in the near future.
IAHP Yarnes Project Year One Report
A Year One Site Engagement Report of the evaluation of the Australian Government’s Investment in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care through the Indigenous Australian’s Health Programme (IAHP Yarnes) has been released. The report provides an overview of the site engagement processes and outcomes of IAHP Yarnes. The short name for the evaluation, ‘IAHP Yarnes’, stands for yarning, action, reflection, national evaluation, systems.
A full copy of the Year One Report can be accessed here.
VIC – Melbourne
FT Fundraising Coordinator x 1 (6 months)
Children’s Ground is seeking applications by 5pm Monday 24 August 2020 for a Fundraising Coordinator to lead the development and implementation of a digital fundraising strategy so that Children’s Ground may continue to be sustainable into the future.
WA – Perth
Derbal Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation are seeking applications for six (6) positions, including:
- FT Social Media and Communications Coordinator
- FT Health Promotions Coordinator
- FT Clinic Manager
- FT Registered Nurse – Mental Health
Click on the job title for further details. Applications for the above four (4) positions are due by 5pm Friday 14 August 2020.