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Statement of Commitment between the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council and Health Workforce Queensland

Category: Agreement
Date: 28 October 2016
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Agreement
Place:
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
URL: http://www.qaihc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/0209-QAIHC_Statement-of-Commitment-_signatures.jpg
Summary Information:
The Statement of Commitment establishes the formal partnership between the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC), and Health Workforce Queensland. The Statement of Commitment seeks to ensure an effective workforce in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector in Queensland that is sustainable and culturally responsive.

Signatories:
- Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council
- Health Workforce Queensland
Detailed Information:
The commitments include:
- Implementing workforce solutions to reduce shortages and streamlining recruitment;
- Increasing retention rates within the community controlled health services workforce;
- Promoting an ethos to improve health equity and social justice;
- Ensuring the workforce is culturally responsive in order to improve health service quality; and
- Implementing strategies to encourage students and practitioners to work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care.

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  • Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council - Signatory

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