AIDA’s response to Productivity Commission report into the national agreement on Closing the Gap

The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association (AIDA) welcomes the release of the Productivity Commission’s report on Closing the Gap. We commend the Commission’s analysis and recommendations calling for the government to share power with the Aboriginal Community Controlled sector and embed accountability to drive positive change. AIDA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Donna Burns recognises that the … Continued

This Referendum Result Will Not Stop Us!

A Statement from the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association   “On Saturday the 14th October 2023 we all witnessed the news of an unequivocal ‘NO’ vote to the ‘Voice to Parliament’ with heavy hearts, knowing that the nation has denied us, as Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people, the right to have a direct say, politically, on … Continued

Support resources

We have put together some resources for anyone needing extra support. We encourage you to utilise the listed resources: • 13YARN [Thirteen YARN]: national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmedor having difficulty coping (13 92 76)• Gayaa Dhuwi (Proud Spirit) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership in Social andEmotional wellbeing, Mental … Continued

Journeys into Medicine volume 2 (2019)

Journeys into Medicine volume 2 aims to inform and share the stories of AIDA’s Indigenous doctors and medical students with a wide audience both within and outside of the medical industry. Our goal when creating a second volume was to inspire Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to pursue a career within the health industry