Indigenous Funding

Eleven indigenous youth projects will receive $1.4m in Fed Govt funding to tackle family violence and support health families in Indigenous communities.

It includes $320,000 for the Circular Head Aboriginal Corp, East Tasmania and $24,000 for Halls Creek.

Meanwhile, the Aust Govt has launched a new peak national body, the Indigenous Allied Health Australia Incorporated (IAHA) as part of a $19m National Indigenous Health Workforce Training Package.

For more on the 11 projects: http://www.jennymacklin.fahcsia.gov.au/mediareleases/2010/pages/indigenous_youth_projects_9jul10.aspx

More on the new indigenous health peak body: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/mr-yr10-ws-ws067.htm?OpenDocument&yr=2010&mth=7

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POSTED 26 Jul 2010
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