Standing Strong Together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Award
Nominations for the 2013 Standing Strong Together Award are now open until 14 June 2013.
The Standing Strong Together Award is presented by the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health to any Fellow or member of the RACGP and any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, have collaborated to produce substantial outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
Nominations are open to all Fellows and members of the RACGP and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
The award is a grant of $5000 to be used for the purposes of providing an educational opportunity for the recipients or to continue their work.
The RACGP will fund the cost of the winners’ return economy class airfare and one night’s accommodation to attend the Academic Session, Fellowship and Awards Ceremony.
The 2012 Standing Strong Together Award was presented to the Jimmy Little Foundation at the RACGP Academic Session, Fellowship and Awards ceremony held on 24 October 2012 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, Queensland. The CEO of the Jimmy Little Foundation was present and received the award on behalf of the Foundation and its late founder Jimmy Little.