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Darren Mercy and daughter Avril Mercy play in the garden outside Galambila Aboriginal Health Service. Photo: Jason Malouin/OxfamAUS

Tackling Indigenous inequality

For the fourth year running the NRL is again dedicating an entire round of their premiership to the Close the Gap Issue, the largest Australian campaign to improve indigenous health. The NRL’s Close the Gap round last year reached over three million people with the message of health equality. This year the Close the Gap […] Read more »
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Oxfam welcomes Government’s commitment to new partnership to Close the Gap in Indigenous health

The Australian Government’s announcement that it will work in partnership with the new National Health Leadership Forum (NHLF) to achieve health equality for Indigenous peoples within a generation heralds the start of a new era in Indigenous health. Read more »

Success stories from the frontline of Aboriginal health

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” Never has this old saying been more apt, as digital technologies enable us to tell stories in new and powerful ways. Recently, Oxfam Australia – in partnership with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), the Victorian Department of Health, and a number of Victorian mainstream and […] Read more »