Australian Rotary Health

Message Stick – Indigenous News

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Indigenous Doctors meet up in Cairns

From September 14-17 some of our past and present Indigenous Health Scholars had a chance to catch up at AIDA 2016, a professional development and networking event held in Cairns (QLD) by the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA). This year’s theme was ‘A Journey of Strength and Resilience’ which encouraged participants to reflect on the [...]

Mid Year Mentor Workshops 2016

Opportunities to Engage with the Indigenous Health Scholars Feedback from previous events from Rotarians and Students: “As a past Assistant Governor and now the District Chair for Australian Rotary Health in District 9550 I have been involved with the Mentor Program for the past five years. To meet the recipients of the Indigenous Health Scholarships, [...]

International Women’s Day 2016

Celebrating International Women's Day in Adelaide The Rotary Club of Adelaide celebrated International Women’s Day with a special Lunch in the Ian McLachlan Room at the Adelaide Oval.    The Lieutenant Governor of SA Professor Brenda Wilson was guest speaker.    Other guests on the day were PDG and ARH Director Barbara Wheatcroft, District Representative for D9500 [...]

History of Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA)

In 1997, Indigenous medical students and doctors attended a conference at Salamander Bay in New South Wales... This was to prove to be a defining moment in the development of AIDA, which AIDA founding members, circa 1997 was registered as an incorporated body the following year. In April, 1998 the AIDA Secretariat opened in Canberra to support and expand AIDA’s [...]