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http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/ViewEmail/j/F4565183E9B33E8B/9E344A1EC0A32A552540EF23F30FEDED[12/11/2012 3:29:50 PM] conduct research into clinical or non-clinical areas and will be awarded to an Indigenous person with a doctorate in an appropriate field of health research. In addition to the Fellowship, the incumbent may also undertake a three month residential program at Ormond College. PLEASE APPLY using the application form provided. Closing date is 15 November 2012. La Trobe University Indigenous Employment Program Expressions of Interest + Jobs @ La Trobe Media Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Men's Sheds Share in New Funding, media release by the Minister for Indigenous Health, 6 November 'Twenty-six Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mens Sheds and groups, located in every mainland state and the Northern Territory, have won grants for their local community activities in a special $125,000 round funded by the Australian Government. These grants will help the great work of the sheds, particularly in remote communities where few jobs or activities may be available for some men, Minister for Indigenous Health Warren Snowdon said today' Number of Indigenous heavy smokers down 45%, interview with David Thomas (Menzies School of Health Research and The Lowitja Institute) in The Conversation, 5 November 'The number of Indigenous heavy smokers fell from 17.3% in 1994 to 9.4% in 2008, a relative drop of 45%, a study has found. The study, conducted by the Menzies School of Health Research and published today in the Medical Journal of Australia, analysed data on from the 1994 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, and the 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey. The first survey had 8565 respondents aged 15 and over, while the second survey had 7803 respondents aged 15 years and over' MJA article Closing the gap on Indigenous employment? Not quite, by Nicholas Biddle from CAEPR, in The Conversation, 31 October 'It almost goes without saying, but stable, well-paid employment remains one of the key ways to protect people from poverty and exclusion. And thats never truer than for our Indigenous population. Aside from having the higher income and resources that come with employment, the households of Indigenous Australians who are employed have significantly higher levels of educational attendance than those who live in households where no one is employed. It is not surprising, then, that reducing the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in employment outcomes is one of the pillars of the Australian governments Closing the Gap agenda. By 2018, COAG has committed to halving the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the proportion of the http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-id/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-ih/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-ih/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-ik/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-ik/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-iu/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-dl/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-dr/