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Lowitja e-Bulletin

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Title

Lowitja e-Bulletin

Creator

The Lowitja Institute

Collection

Lowitja e-Bulletin; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Lowitja e-Bulletin

Date

2010-12-20

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Australia's National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians; Research; Health and hygiene; Lowitja Institute (Australia); Periodicals

Publisher name

The Lowitja Institute

Place of publication

Melbourne (Vic.)

Series

Lowitja e-Bulletin

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright owner

The Lowitja Institute

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/225404

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/680813

Page content

7 supportacrossarangeofcurrentandnewresearchprogramsunderTheChildDevelopment: Education,HealthandWellbeingresearchgroupwithinMenzies.Itwillalsoassistinthe developmentofnewfundingopportunitiesandbuildsynergieswithotherresearchgroupswithin Menzies,governmentandcommunitystakeholderstoencouragemoreeffectiveandefficient outcomes.Thesuccessfulapplicantwillhaveseniorlevelprogrammanagementexperience, experienceinstaff,teamandfinancialmanagementandstrongcommunicationskills.Theabilityto buildandmaintainformalandinformalnetworksisalsoessential.Experienceinresearchor researchmanagementwouldalsobedesirable.Contact:MargaretLandriganonT:0889226967or <margaret.landrigan@menzies.edu.au>.Vacancycloses7January2011 ********************************************************************************* MEDIA JuliaGillardsetsIndigenousreportcardinstone,byJeffWaters,ABCTheDrum,9December. PrimeMinisterJuliaGillardhascementedherpredecessorKevinRudd'sIndigenoushealth reportinginitiative,continuinghiseffortstoclosethevastgapbetweenhealthoutcomesfor IndigenousandnonIndigenousAustralians. AspokesmanforthePrimeMinisterhastoldTheDrumthatshewillcontinueMrRudd'srecent traditionofmakinga"ClosingtheGapStatementtoParliament"earlyinthe2011sittingperiod Now,byoutlininganintentiontocontinuewithwhatarewidelycalled"reportcards",JuliaGillard hasestablishedatraditionthatfutureLaborleaderswillfindimpossibletoshyawayfrom,and whichwillcertainlyputagreatdealofpressureonanyupcomingCoalitionprimeministersas well Whilethereportcardshave,inthepast,beendescribedbysomeasinadequateorsuperficial, MelbourneUniversity'sProfessorofIndigenousHealthIanAndersonsaystheyareentirely beneficial. Theydotwoverysignificantthings,"hesaid,"firstofalltheykeepanationalfocusonwhatwe're doingaroundIndigenoushealth[and]thesecondisthatitsendsanaccountabilitysignalthatI thinkisveryimportant. Fulltextavailableat:http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/12/09/3088883.htm. ********** NationalWorkforceLaunchedtoTackleIndigenousSmokingandImproveHealth,mediarelease bytheMinisterforIndigenousHealth,8December.MinisterforIndigenousHealth,Warren Snowdon,haslaunchedanewworkforcefeaturing82newpositionstohelpreducesmokingand helpimprovenutritionandphysicalactivityinIndigenouscommunitiesacrossthecountry Fullmediareleaseat:<http://www.health.gov.au/internet/ministers/publishing.nsf/Content/mr yr10wsws082.htm>. *********** EarlySuccessesinEffortstoClosetheGap,mediareleasebytheMinisterforIndigenousHealth, 9December.AnewreportontheAustralianGovernmentsmultimilliondollarcommitmentto tacklingchronicdiseaseinIndigenouscommunitiesshowspositiveprogressisbeingmade. MinisterforIndigenousHealthWarrenSnowdonsaidanewreportontheAustralianGovernments multimilliondollarcommitmenttotacklingchronicdiseaseinIndigenouscommunitiesshows positiveprogressisbeingmade.