Garth Fatnowna has taken over facilitating the Dhalayi Doctor project for the Kempsey area now that Aaron has moved on. Garth is of aboriginal and islander SSI descent and brings a wealth of experience to this position. read more »
We are pleased to be back at Aldavilla and starting in South Kempsey this first term and gearing up for Broadmeadows in Victoria, Barrack Heights near Wollongong and several locations in Western Australia in term two. read more »
We are honoured to welcome Dr Howard Goldenberg and Dr Clint Churchyard as our official medical advisors and ambassadors. Dr Goldenberg has a long and distinguished career working in scores of Indigenous communities and is author of the acclaimed book RAFT which recounts many of his experiences. Dr Churchyard is an old friend of Malpa and has recently graduated after a major career change five years ago. He has strong connections in Central Australia.
We sincerely thank the McKinnon Family Foundation and the CRM Charitable Trust for propelling us towards sustainability. Their enthusiastic belief in Young Doctors provides the underpinning for everything we do.
This week our first set of Dhalayi Doctors from the Kempsey region graduated. The group from Bellbrook took great pride in finishing the program and receiving their graduation certificates in front of Elders, parents and school mates.
The Dhalayi Doctors project has started in Bellbrook this week. Sammi Fatnowna is the project leader and has been doing an incredible job to get this project off the ground. read more »
We are delighted to announce that SBS television is airing the young doctors TVC to promote Malpa’s work in indigenous health. You can view the TVC here:
We deeply appreciate the opportunity given by the Red Cross Society at Sydney University to deliver their inaugural address as part of Humanitarian Week and to have it broadcast by the ABC’s Radio National on their Big Ideas program.
Darren Ah See has accepted an invitation to be an advisor to the Tjitji Doctor project. Darren is CEO of the highly successful Wellington Aboriginal Health Corporation Health Service which has thirty five staff and three doctors. He is a member of the NSW Clinical Excellence’s advisory group. Darren has a distinguishing record of creative commitment to Indigenous health including his work as a director of the Bila Muuji Health Services.
Malpa is now officially part of the ALLENS ARTHUR ROBINSON’s Matched Funding Program.
Senior Associate Przemek Kucharski announced the initiative which gives their staff the chance to contribute and be involved in our projects.
We thank them for their support and look forward to a long and productive partnership.