Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia News

Entries for March 2014

Today is a momentous day in the allied health sector in Australia. Not only is it national Close the Gap Day, but it is also the day that Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA), AHPA’s 18 member organisations and 4 affiliate organisations sign a Statement of Intent to work together to achieve equality in health status and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous Australians by year 2030.
It is based upon the Close The Gap Statement of Intent and has been adapted to align with the core business of the signatories. This is the first time such an innovative undertaking has occurred within the Australian allied health sector.

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