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Apunipima Midwives Win Scholarship
Feb 19, 2014 11:41:00 AM

Apunipima Midwives Win Scholarship

Five midwives have been given an opportunity to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Screening, Diagnostics, Pharmacology and Prescribing for Midwives from Griffith University, thanks to an $18,750 scholarship from the Australian Government’s ...
Feb 17, 2014 11:11:00 AM

The Great IDEAS pulls up in Mount Isa!

NRL legend & Deadly Choices Ambassador Scott Prince supporting IDEAS Van in Mt Isa with Gidgee Healing
Feb 14, 2014 12:00:00 AM

The Great IDEAS gathers pace in Cairns!

Today sees the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Project’s highly successful roadshow roll into the modern and vibrant city of Cairns: gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, and the Daintree Rainforest.
Apunipima Close the Gap Statement
Feb 12, 2014 1:06:00 PM

Apunipima Close the Gap Statement

Today’s release of the Progress and Priorities Report by the Close the Gap Committee shows the investment in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations is contributing to closing the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous ...
Feb 7, 2014 3:32:00 PM

The Great IDEAS hits Rockhampton!

Today sees the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Project’s highly successful roadshow pull into Rockhampton, the beef capital of Australia. Funded to the tune of $5 million by Queensland Health over the next two years, via the Diamond ...
Feb 4, 2014 10:06:00 AM

The great IDEAS begin!

Today marks the launch of the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Roadshow
Dec 10, 2013 2:32:00 PM

$5 Million boost to Indigenous Medical Services across Queensland

The Queensland State Government has today donated $5 million to the Diamond Jubilee Partnerships Ltd. to fund a two year pilot project aimed at treating and preventing avoidable blindness ...
Dec 10, 2013 10:05:00 AM

HEALTHY LIFESTYLES BASKETBALL CARNIVAL IN COOKTOWN

Kids from Cooktown, Wujal Wujal, Laura and Hopevale will take part in two day basketball carnival at Cooktown’s PCYC. The event kicks off this morning. Coordinated by Apunipima Cape York Health Council, the Skytrans Cairns Taipans and Cape PCYC, the ...
Nov 29, 2013 3:04:00 PM

2013 Hall of Fame Awards recognise lifelong contributions

Last night saw the ‘night of nights’ for Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) with the annual Hall of Fame Awards being held at South Brisbane’s famous Greek Club.
Nov 16, 2013 11:25:00 AM

KOWANYAMA HEALTH CENTRE: OFFICIAL OPENING

Kowanyama’s Mums n Bubs Family Health Centre was officially opened by Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council Mayor Robert Holness and Apunipima Cape York Health Council Chair Thomas Hudson on Thursday 14 November at 11 am. The Kowanyama Health Action ...
Sep 11, 2013 9:20:00 AM

Community-Controlled health services are a success: Report

A report on primary health care data extracted from community controlled clinics across Queensland shows significant gains in health access and improvements, whilst demonstrating there is more work needed in coming years. The Queensland Aboriginal and ...
Aug 27, 2013 9:18:00 AM

CQ RAICCHO Mobile Health Clinic is open for business

Today marks the launch of the Central Queensland Regional Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation (CQ RAICCHO) mobile Health Clinic in Gladstone, funded by the Queensland Gas Company (QGC). CQ RAICCHO, a Regional Member ...
Aug 17, 2013 9:16:00 AM

NRL and Community Control Promotes Commitment to Close the Gap

This weekend marks the third annual Close the Gap round held at all NRL games nationally. Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), the peak body for community controlled health services delivering healthcare to ...
Jul 25, 2013 9:14:00 AM

Indigenous communities welcome National Aboriginal Health

After a long and detailed consultation process with Indigenous communities and health experts, the Federal Government has this week released a ten year National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan (the Plan). The Plan, launched in ...
Jun 1, 2013 9:12:00 AM

Better health outcomes for Queenslanders Recognised

The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing has selected CheckUP in partnership with Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), to provide outreach services in Queensland under the Rural Health Outreach Fund and Medical Outreach – ...
May 16, 2013 5:00:00 PM

Federal Budget – Detail lost for Closing the Gap

The Federal Government’s investment to close the gap on Indigenous health is appreciated but does not go far enough in explaining the ‘devil in the detail’. Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), has cautiously ...
May 16, 2013 9:11:00 AM

Federal Budget – Detail lost for Closing the Gap

The Federal Government’s investment to close the gap on Indigenous health is appreciated but does not go far enough in explaining the ‘devil in the detail’. Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), has cautiously ...
Apr 19, 2013 9:09:00 AM

$777 million to Indigenous Health shows renewed effort

The Australian Government has today announced a $777 million package to fund its share of a renewed National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Closing the Gap for a further three years to June 2016. Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander ...
Mar 29, 2013 10:07:00 AM

Community Control can make a difference

The release of Queensland’s version of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework report, and the Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) release of Closing the Gap targets, further proves that good quality and ...
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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 ...