Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

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Events

2021 NSW Aboriginal Youth Symposium

In collaboration with the Aboriginal Youth Advisory Committee, AH&MRC will be hosting the 2021 NSW Aboriginal Youth Symposium. The 2 days will be shaped by the voices of the young people in attendance but will...

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23 June 2021 - 24 June 2021
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Palliative Care Forums

The AH&MRC is holding a Palliative Care Forum for Aboriginal Health Care Workers who would like to upskill in delivering holistic palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. What is palliative care? Palliative...

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09 June 2021 9:15 am - 3:30 pm
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2021 International Childhood Trauma Symposium

The International Childhood Trauma Conference is for health care professionals who work with children affected by trauma as a result of abuse, violence and/or relational disruption. The conference will feature talks from experts on neuroscience,...

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01 June 2021 9:30 am - 03 June 2021 4:30 pm
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SEWB & AOD Forums

The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) in collaboration with The Aboriginal Drug & Alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Network (ADARRN) are hosting 3 SEWB & AOD Forums. The SEWB and AOD Forums aim to: Improve...

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26 May 2021 9:00 am - 29 June 2021 5:00 pm
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Commit To Quit Yarn-Up’s

The Commit To Quit Yarn-Up’s are Regional forums for AH&MRC Members and Community Members to have discussions around tackling tobacco, smoking cessation, sharing experiences as well as creating conversations and positive messaging in preparation for...

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25 May 2021 9:00 am - 30 June 2021 4:00 pm
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Sexual and Reproductive Health Webinars

The AH&MRC are working in partnership with the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) to deliver Sexual and Reproductive health webinars for our Aboriginal workforce. This interactive online workshop provides...

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19 May 2021 10:00 am - 30 June 2021 11:30 am
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Palliative Care Grief and Loss Workshop

AH&MRC have engaged Rosemary Wanganeen, Aboriginal Griefologist, Counsellor and Consultant to deliver her 3-day face-to-face workshop. As a Griefologist she brings over 30-years of personal and professional experiences. In this workshop, Rosemary theorizes that inter-generational...

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18 May 2021 9:00 am - 20 May 2021 4:30 pm
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Let’s Walk Together, Let’s Talk Together Symposium

This two-day symposium will offer a culturally safe space for open discussion on suicide and the ripple effect experienced by Aboriginal communities. The event will cover suicide prevention, intervention and postvention strategies. We will hear...

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18 May 2021 9:00 am - 19 May 2021 4:00 pm
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AH&MRC CQI State Forum 2021

This conference will provide an opportunity for ACCHS staff to learn and discuss the ways in which ACCHSs can incorporate CQI processes and procedures into their normal practice and service delivery.  It will also provide...

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12 May 2021 10:00 am - 13 May 2021 5:00 pm
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Brief interventions in Smoking Cessation training

Brief interventions in Smoking Cessation training is delivered by Tracey Greenberg, NSW Health Tobacco Cessation trainer. This comprehensive training covers many aspects of smoking cessation. Sessions will be held online over the PEXIP digital platform....

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27 April 2021 9:30 am - 12 May 2021 11:00 am
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Phoenix Ear Health Training

The AH&MRC is holding online training for health practitioners who work with Aboriginal clients with hearing loss and/or auditory processing problems. The training will cover: The latest research on ear disease Lived experience of hearing...

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27 April 2021
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NSW Closing The Gap Consultations

The NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peaks (NSW CAPO) is pleased to invite you to the first round of 2021 engagement sessions around Closing the Gap. The National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap is built...

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19 April 2021 9:30 am - 30 April 2021 12:30 pm
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10,000 Step Challenge

Regular physical activity is a proven way to prevent chronic diseases and cancers as well as improving mood, concentration and emotional health. The recommended daily step goal for healthy adults is 10,000 steps per day....

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01 April 2021 6:00 am - 14 May 2021 5:00 pm
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Brien Holden Foundation & AH&MRC Eye Health Training

AH&MRC is collaborating with the Brien Holden foundation to deliver face to face culturally appropriate training to Aboriginal Health Workers & Practitioners interested in eye health. The training covers a wide array of topics including...

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31 March 2021 10:30 am - 05 May 2021 4:30 pm
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