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02 Jun 2018
The AMA has endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart. AMA President Dr Tony Bartone says Constitutional recognition will lead to better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Published: 02 Jun 2018

31 May 2018

The AMA Federal Council has endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart, which calls for a First Nations’ voice in the Australian Constitution.

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the AMA has for many years supported Indigenous recognition in the Australian Constitution, and that the Uluru Statement is another significant step in making that recognition a reality.

“The Uluru Statement expresses the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in regard to self-determination and status in their own country,” Dr Bartone said.


Published: 31 May 2018

18 Apr 2018

Transcript:   AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, ABC Radio Alice Springs, Breakfast with Stewart Brash, Wednesday 18 April 2018

Subject:  Health Outcomes for Indigenous Australians


Published: 18 Apr 2018

08 Mar 2018

Speech to the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery

2018 Indigenous Ear Health Workshop

Thursday 8 March

Perth


I would like to start by acknowledging the Whadjuk Nyoongar people, the traditional custodians of the land on which we meet today, and pay my respects to their elders past, present, and future; as well as the elders joining us today.


Published: 08 Mar 2018

29 Nov 2017

SPEECH
LAUNCH OF 2017 AMA REPORT CARD ON INDIGENOUS HEALTH
PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA
WEDNESDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2017
AMA PRESIDENT DR MICHAEL GANNON


 

I acknowledge the Ngunnawal peoples as the traditional custodians of the land upon which we meet today. We pay our respects to all Elders past and present, as well as Aboriginal Elders and guests joining us.


Published: 29 Nov 2017

29 Nov 2017

The AMA's Indigenous Health Report Card 2017, issues a challenge to all Australian governments to work with health experts and Indigenous communities to put an end to the scourge of poor ear health – led by chronic otitis media – affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.


Published: 29 Nov 2017

26 May 2017

Eleanor Crighton persuaded Family Planning to let her complete a course normally only available to doctors and nurse practitioners. Now she has been named the winner of the AMA Women's Health Award 2017.


Published: 26 May 2017

16 Mar 2017

National Close the Gap Day 2017

AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said today that genuine cooperation between all political parties and across all levels of government is needed if Australia is to achieve significant improvements in closing the gap in life expectancy and health outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.


Published: 16 Mar 2017

16 Mar 2017

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon, Vice President Dr Tony Bartone, and all eight State and Territory AMA Presidents visited the Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Centre in Canberra on National Close the Gay Day.


Published: 16 Mar 2017

25 Nov 2016

LAUNCH OF 2016 AMA REPORT CARD ON INDIGENOUS HEALTH
DANILA DILBA HEALTH SERVICE
DARWIN
25 NOVEMBER 2016
AMA PRESIDENT DR MICHAEL GANNON

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Good morning, and welcome to the launch of the AMA 2016 Report Card on Indigenous Health.

I acknowledge and pay my respects to the traditional owners of the land on which we meet today – the Larrakia People.

On behalf of the AMA, I thank the Danila Dilba Health Service for hosting the launch of this Report Card.

We are pleased to have with us here today:


Published: 25 Nov 2016

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