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Aug 28, 2014 5:59:00 PM

Apunipima reduces Otitis Media and hearing loss in Cape York school kids

                      Apunipima reduces Otitis Media and hearing loss in Cape York school kids    Hearing Awareness Week and Speech Pathology Week coincide this week and provide a platform to highlight achievements being made in Cape York by ...
Jun 13, 2014 10:42:00 AM

A home run for Indigenous health

More than 700 spectators walked through gates for the two-day All Blacks Indigenous carnival in Mt Isa at the weekend ...        
Jun 4, 2014 4:50:00 PM

Smarter Spending for better Outcomes for Indigenous Communities

4 June 2014 Smarter Spending for better Outcomes for Indigenous Communities   Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has today welcomed the new Queensland State Budget handed down by Treasurer Tim Nicholls in ...
May 22, 2014 8:07:00 AM

Otitis Media for Indigenous kids is preventable

  Thursday 22 May 2014 Otitis Media for Indigenous kids is preventable Today marks the inaugural meeting for the Otitis Media Primary Prevention Workshop in Brisbane. Commencing at 9am at the Greek Club in South Brisbane, this workshop will bring ...
May 16, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Apunipima responds to budget and its effect on the health of Cape York people

Media Release 15 May 2014 Apunipima responds to budget and its effect on the health of Cape York people Chief Executive Officer of Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cleveland Fagan responded to Tuesday’s budget delivered by Treasurer Joe Hockey by ...
May 14, 2014 5:11:00 PM

Federal Budget supports Indigenous Community Controlled Health Services .... for now.

14 May 2014 Federal Budget supports Indigenous Community Controlled Health Services …. for now. Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has cautiously welcomed the continued funding for the 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled health ...
May 14, 2014 2:19:00 PM

Apunipima Pepi-pod Program Wins National Nursing Award

Pepi-pod Program team 12 May 2014 Apunipima Pepi-pod Program Wins National Nursing Award The Apunipima Pēpi-pod Program team was announced the winner of the Team Innovation category of the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards at a gala ceremony in Sydney ...
May 13, 2014 12:19:00 PM

Closing the Gap towards a healthy heart

  Friday 2 May 2014 Closing the Gap towards a healthy heart Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) and Heart Foundation Queensland have today celebrated their collaboration to address health inequities between Indigenous and ...
May 6, 2014 10:06:00 AM

Indigenous primary health care services show improvement: Report

6 th May 2014 Indigenous primary health care services show improvement: Report The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has this week released a report indicating significant health improvements across a number of areas of Indigenous ...
Apr 11, 2014 1:10:00 PM

Lighting the Dark - Indigenous Suicide Prevention

11th April 2014 Lighting the Dark –Indigenous Suicide Prevention Today marks the launch by Senator Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, of a brand new DVD ‘Lighting the Dark – Preventing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide.’ The ...
Reducing Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy on Cape York
Apr 7, 2014 1:30:00 PM

Reducing Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy on Cape York

Press Release 7 April 2014 Reducing Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy on Cape York In an Australian first, portable safe sleeping places for babies (known as Pēpi-pods) are being rolled out in Cape York in an attempt to reduce the high rates of ...
Lockhart River Love
Apr 4, 2014 5:10:00 PM

Lockhart River Love

Lockhart River will celebrate the launch of a hip hop video featuring young people from the community on April 16. Apunipima’s Health Promotion and Tackling Smoking Healthy Lifestyles teams, working in partnership with Police Citizens Youth Club ...
Apr 4, 2014 12:42:00 PM

Health Leaders Forum, Brisbane

  Health Leaders Forum, Brisbane Improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people Health leaders from across Queensland have come together to share their ideas and experiences on Indigenous health. Today, the Health Leaders ...
Mar 28, 2014 4:14:00 PM

Record National Close the Gap Day

A record 1289 community-led events were held across Australia on March 20th to celebrate National Close the Gap Day, attracting more than 150,000 people.
Mar 25, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Yamba Delivers Good Health

Yamba's roadshow rolled into St George this week to deliver healthy living messages through song, dance and ear checks.
Mar 20, 2014 5:02:00 PM

National Close the Gap Day Queensland Celebrations

Today marks the 7th annual Close the Gap Day, which will see more than 150,000 Australians hold or attend events in Queensland and across the country. Close the Gap day is seen as a reminder to our politicians from all sides, of their commitment to ...
Speak Up!
Mar 19, 2014 12:10:00 PM

Speak Up!

Speech therapy services are in high demand on Cape York. Apunipima Cape York Health Council’s new speech pathologist Amanda Wilson had 100 referrals in her first week. Amanda holds the first ever full time speech therapy position for the Cape and says ...
Aussie Cycling Awards go Global
Feb 21, 2014 4:36:00 PM

Aussie Cycling Awards go Global

After more than a decade celebrating and recognising the dedication and commitment of individuals and groups for their efforts to get more Australians cycling – the Cycling Promotion Fund Awards are going Global! The once-in-a-generation opportunity ...
The Great I.D.E.A.S. launches in Toowoomba
Feb 21, 2014 2:28:00 PM

The Great I.D.E.A.S. launches in Toowoomba

Today sees the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Project’s highly successful roadshow move to picturesque Toowoomba, the garden city of Southeast Queensland. The IDEAS Project is funded to the tune of $5 million by Queensland Health over ...
Apunipima Cape York Health Council welcomes new patient accommodation centre
Feb 20, 2014 12:24:00 PM

Apunipima Cape York Health Council welcomes new patient accommodation centre

Apunipima offers its congratulations to the Red Cross on the opening of their Cairns - based Wellbeing Centre, Pat Gosper Place. The 44 room centre, located across the road from Cairns Hospital, offers accommodation and support to people from rural ...
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Aug 28, 2014 5:59:00 PM

Apunipima reduces Otitis Media and hearing loss in Cape York school kids

                      Apunipima reduces Otitis Media and hearing loss in Cape York school kids    Hearing Awareness Week and ...
Jun 13, 2014 10:42:00 AM

A home run for Indigenous health

More than 700 spectators walked through gates for the two-day All Blacks Indigenous carnival in Mt Isa at the weekend ...       ...
Jun 4, 2014 4:50:00 PM

Smarter Spending for better Outcomes for Indigenous Communities

4 June 2014 Smarter Spending for better Outcomes for Indigenous Communities   Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and ...