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Close the Gap: 3 quick facts about Indigenous male life expectancy

This Wednesday (21 March 2019) marks this year's Close The Gap Day, which focuses on tackling the poorer health of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples when compared to the non-Indigenous population, with the aims of closing the Indigenous Health gap by 2030.

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Aboriginal men's group helps close health gap

An Aboriginal men’s group in Airds, NSW, is helping to improve men’s health by making the local health services more accessible.

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Federal Government to fund Indigenous campside health initiative

A mini-series developed by actor and television presenter Ernie Dingo has inspired the Federal Government to invest one million dollars into an indigenous men’s health initiative.

Dingo, who comes from the Yamatji people of the Murchison region of Western Australia, partnered with documentary filmmaker Tom Hearn to produce a four-part mini-series centered around ‘fireside yarns’ with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men.

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More Indigenous Men's Health Workers Needed Say Experts

More Indigenous Health Workers, including those specialising in men’s health, are needed to meet the health needs of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander population.

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Scholarships for Indigenous Male Health Workers

The Australian Men's Health Forum is offering twenty 20 scholarship places worth $625 each to Male Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Workers wanting to attend the 9th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Male Health Convention, which takes place during the National Men's Health Gathering in Parramatta on 12th and 13th November, 2018. The scholarships will provide free entry to the Convention. 


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