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Young Indigenous leaders recognised with Young, Black and Proud Scholarships

It was timely this week that our second round of the Young, Black and Proud scholarship winners for the year were announced during NAIDOC Week. The event was held at Parliament House which saw the recipients and their families come together to celebrate their amazing talents. While not all the the 44 scholarship recipients could […]

Keep everyone healthy this winter . . . get your free flu shot now

Don’t let the flu get you Getting your flu vaccination (shot) each year is the most important thing you can do to prevent the flu and its complications. We want to protect everyone – but particularly the most vulnerable people in our families and communities including people with chronic conditions such as heart disease, lung disease […]

Writer, Actor Steven Oliver Heads New Anti-Suicide Campaign

Actor and writer Steven Oliver has returned to the screen to star in a new social media campaign aimed at tackling youth suicide in our communities. Called #OURMOB, the series features four short videos of young people and poetry by Oliver, along with Murri artist Ancestress, which focus on themes of belonging, self-care and resilience. […]

Young, Black and Deadly Scholarship Winners – November 2017 Round

The Young, Black and Deadly Scholarships celebrate the talents and strengths of young people in our community and helps support their school/uni, arts or sporting dreams. This round we received the most applications we’ve ever had. It’s great to see such deadly talent in our youth! Meet our winners… Mieischa Couchy Mieischa is a keen […]

Terms and Conditions – Naming Contest for Gabba Women’s Group

Open to all females over 18 years You must be registered with one of our ATSICHS Brisbane clinics to enter Only one entry per person A date and time of submission must be included with the entry. In the event of multiple same entries from different participants, the one with the earlier date and time […]

Meet the first round of 2017 Young, Black and Deadly scholarship winners

Recently, we invited our scholarship winners and their families to an afternoon tea at our Woolloongabba clinic. For those scholarships winners and their families who could attend, it was a great opportunity to award the scholarship winners with a cheque, a picture of them with their families and the opportunity for our CEO and Board […]

Treatment just got easier for hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a highly infectious virus carried in the blood that can make a person seriously ill. It can cause scarring of the liver and liver cancer. In some cases, it can result in death. For the majority of people, hepatitis C is a life-long condition if not treated – but treatment is available. If you have done any of […]

A boost in Logan health services for our community

As NAIDOC Week was celebrated nationwide, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Loganlea can also celebrate access to health treatment closer to home with the opening of a new primary healthcare clinic. The clinic was opened by Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick opened on 5 July. “The Loganlea community will benefit greatly from this […]