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16 Apr

Diabetes Education Workshop – Dubbo

The Diabetes Education Workshop was successfully held at Dubbo Zoo on March 21, 2024. The team from the University of Technology Sydney provided the high quality education supported by  the Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council…

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16 Apr

Whooping Cough Alert in NSW

Whooping cough continues to increase in NSW, particularly amongst school-aged children. Prompt diagnosis, isolation and antibiotics can reduce transmission and protect infants. Stay one step ahead and ensure infants are vaccinated on time, and all…

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16 Apr

RSV Immunisation – Chief Health Officer Update

RSV (short for Respiratory Syncytial Virus) is a common respiratory virus that mostly affects babies and young kids but can infect people of any age. Most babies catch RSV in their first year of life…

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16 Apr

AH&MRC Winter Immunisation Grant

Every year we know NSW ACCHO’s use their valuable resources immunising their community. From 6 months of age, ALL people are recommended to have the seasonal flu vaccine and it is FREE for your community members…

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16 Apr

COVID-19 still a threat…

We know that many ACCHO’s are continuing to feel the impact of COVID-19 and the lack of access to COVID-19 medical supplies from the Department of Health. AH&MRC are continuing to support member services with…

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16 Apr

Let’s Work Together to Strengthen Immunity in the Community

This year we want ALL our community 6 months of age and older to get a flu vaccine and help keep our families healthy and strong this winter. Protect the community from respiratory infections this…

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16 Apr

Influenza Season 2024 – what to expect

The ‘flu’ season is coming and Influenza vaccines for the 2024 season are available now. Clinical advice for the 2024 influenza (Flu) vaccination program is available through ATAGI and  the National Immunisation Program.   NSW Health…

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15 Apr

Seeking applications for Treaty Commissioners

The NSW Government is committed to a 12-month consultation process with Aboriginal communities on their aspirations for a Treaty framework or other formal agreement making process, to be led by three dedicated Commissioners. Candidates are sought to serve…

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5 Apr

Empowering Fitness Workforce: A Unique Opportunity

The Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) is excited to announce a unique opportunity for our members to participate in a project to enhance our communities’ health and wellbeing through fitness education. We are…

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21 Mar

Our Healthy Kids Program

Gilgandra Public School has been the first to take part in ‘Our Healthy Kids’ program, aimed at promoting health, wellbeing, and education to primary school children from years 1 to 6. Throughout Term 1, Year…

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20 Mar

2024 NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum

We are pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the 2024 NSW Aboriginal Mental Health and Wellbeing Workforce Forum, being held on Gadigal Country in Sydney from Wednesday 05 to Thursday 06 June 2024 at the Sydney…

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18 Mar

Strengthening the Healthcare Workforce: First Nations Health Worker Traineeship Program Launched

More than 190 First Nations healthcare trainees have embarked on a transformative journey as the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) launch the First Nations Health Worker Traineeship (FNHWT) program. Senator Malarndirri McCarthy, Assistant…

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18 Mar

Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia appoint new CEO

The board of the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia is pleased to welcome and announce Tanya McGregor as their new CEO. Tanya is a proud Yaruwu (Broome) woman who has lived and worked most…

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17 Mar

Expressions of Interest for AH&MRC Ethics Committee Members & External Reviewers

The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (NSW) Human Research Ethics Committee is accepting applications to join the Committee for External Reviewers. The role of the AH&MRC Ethics Committee is to assess research proposals affecting…

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13 Mar

Marumali Program

Marumali Program® at Work is for service providers who work with Stolen Generations Survivors and their families. In this workshop you will: Get to know the widespread impact of forcible removal and the potential paths…

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