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‘To date, reconciliation in Australia has focused on citizenship rights and better statistical outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples, when true reconciliation is much more difficult and much more rewarding’, says the Australian...

Australian Election 2019 — Equity

‘All parties must factor equity into their post-election healthcare plans and promises’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘While Medicare, our universal healthcare scheme, is aimed at making...

‘Today’s announcement by Labor on its plans for improving health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a much-needed step-up in commitment,’ says Alison Verhoeven, Chief Executive of the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

‘Today is National Close the Gap Day—and to truly close that gap we badly need a refreshed focus on the social determinants of health, including income, education, racism and intergenerational trauma’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association...