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Mar 22, 2013 10:05:00 AM

Close the Gap – Celebrating 40 years of Indigenous Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service, Brisbane Ltd (ATSICHS) are today celebrating Close the Gap Day in Queensland. From humble beginnings in 1973, ATSICHS has grown to be one of the largest Indigenous community organisations ...
Mar 7, 2013 11:03:00 AM

QAIHC Hall of Fame Awards Evening

QAIHC Hall of Fame Awards Evening, to be held tonight, Thursday 22 November 2012, from 6pm onwards. Keynote Speaker: Honourable Lawrence Springborg, Minister for Health. In the Boulevarde Room, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St, South ...
Mar 7, 2013 10:59:00 AM

Closing the Gap report card needs action

Selwyn Button, CEO of Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has expressed some disappointment in Closing the Gap, Prime Minister’s Report 2013. Responding to yesterday’s Closing the Gap speech delivered by Prime Minister Julia ...
Feb 9, 2013 11:01:00 AM

Celebrating NRL Indigenous All Stars Festival in style

A host of Indigenous All Stars will be lending their support for today’s NACCHO & Deadly Choices Interstate Challenge between QAIHC Argun Warriors and AHMRC Newcastle Yowies. Watched on by Justin Hodges, Greg Inglis, Ben Barba and Scott Prince, the ...
Oct 25, 2012 9:57:00 AM

Community Controlled Health Sector Sweeping Reforms

A new standard to Governance Reform and Constitutional Change has been set as a result of a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC). Selwyn Button, CEO, QAIHC said the SGM was held for members to ...
Oct 10, 2012 9:56:00 AM

Walk Ride Widders Peddaling for Men's Health

  Steve Widders, a blind Indigenous leader will begin an epic bike ride from Brisbane to Sydney to raise awareness for family health and Indigenous healthy communities. Dr Mick Adams, an Indigenous practitioner and strong advocate for Indigenous ...
Sep 28, 2012 8:54:00 AM

Kickoff for the Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival

Today marks the start of the Queensland Murri Rugby League Carnival bringing together rugby league players from all over the state for a four-day carnival. The Carnival, being held at the Briggs Road Sporting Complex Ipswich, is an all-Indigenous ...
Sep 26, 2012 8:52:00 AM

Queensland Government turn their back on Indigenous Health

The decision to cut funding grants to non-government health providers is a clear demonstration that the Queensland Government is seeking to shirk their responsibility to primary health care provision across the state, assuming that the Federal Health ...
Sep 15, 2012 8:50:00 AM

Community Controlled Health Sector put at risk in Queensland

The cutting of important Indigenous programs from the Queensland Budget handed down this week, shows that the Government has delivered significant risks to the overall health and well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of ...
Aug 24, 2012 8:49:00 AM

Community Controlled Health Services continue successes

Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has today finished another round of intensive meetings with Queensland MP’s from all sides. Spruiking the success of all 27 Community Controlled health services, which fall ...
Aug 18, 2012 8:46:00 AM

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair 2012

Selwyn Button, CEO of Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has today welcomed the start of the 4th Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF). Speaking from Cairns Mr Button voiced his praise for Avril Quaill, the Artistic Director of CIAF ...
May 12, 2012 8:44:00 AM

Budget directed to punitive measures

Selwyn Button, CEO, Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) has today voiced his concerns for Indigenous Australians health reforms under Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan’s budget handed down last night. Mr Button says there has been ...
Oct 29, 2011 9:35:00 AM

TAIHS ISSUES CAN BE FIXED WITH OUR HELP

  Alf Lacey, Mayor of Palm Island Shire Council, and Selwyn Button, CEO of Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) have joined forces in opposition to audit report recommendation number three for Townsville Aboriginal and Islander ...
Oct 14, 2011 9:41:00 AM

Road map to Indigenous Health in Queensland

  The Hon Curtis Pitt, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, has today launched the Blueprint for Aboriginal and Islander Health Reform in Queensland. The Blueprint, was developed by the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander ...
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