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Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
The Royal Australian College of
General Practitioners (RACGP) and the University of Melbourne have invited
NATSIHWA to participate in two separate consultation workshops. Participants
are invited to provide input into how a phone support service such as
1800RESPECT (the National counselling helpline and website for sexual assault
and domestic or family violence) can assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander Health Workers and General Practitioners.
The first workshop will focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Workers and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and
will be held in Sydney on Wednesday 12 August 2015.
The second workshop will focus on both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Health Workers and General Practitioners and will be held in Sydney
on Wednesday 30 September 2015.
Two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and/or Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner are invited to attend, one each from
an urban setting and one from a rural setting along with a NATSIHWA
If you are working within this specific area, you can nominate for these two
To register your interest or for more information, please contact:
Ph: (03) 8699 0354
Perth Home Care Services provides funding to organisations for workshops to assist the carers of people with mental illness, such that they can sustain their caring roles and maintain their connection with their communities.
The funding supports organi...
The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health is visiting Perth as part of its capital city roadshow on Thursday 9 July 2015, 9:00am -12:00pm. Orygen will be hosting a free forum which is open to anyone working in youth mental health (including...
The Womens and Newborns Health Network would like you to save the date to attend the ‘Improving access to and delivery of health services for disadvantaged women’ forum.
This event will give participants the opportunity to consider the needs of vulnerab...
The Womens and Newborns Health Network invite you to the free ‘Improving access to and delivery of health services for disadvantaged women’ forum.
This event will give participants the opportunity to consider the needs of disadvantaged women across their...
The WA Falls Community of Practice Metropolitan Working Group are convening a falls management multidisciplinary study day in September, following the highly successful GrassRoots Falls Festival held in February 2015.
The study day has a multidisciplina...