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Standing Strong Together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Award
The Standing Strong Together Award is presented by the RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health to any Fellow or member of the RACGP and any Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who have worked together to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Nominations are open to all Fellows and members of the RACGP and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
The award is a grant of $5000 to be used for the purposes of providing an educational opportunity for the recipients or to continue their work. The RACGP will fund the cost of the winners' return economy class airfare and one night's accommodation to attend the Academic Session, Fellowship and Awards Ceremony.
The 2013 Standing Strong Together Award was presented to the Northern Territory General Practice Education (NTGPE) Cultural and Medical Educators who for more the 10 years have worked side by side in the development, delivery and evaluation of all NTGPE’s education programs. This unique model of intertwined medical and cultural education has ensured that all NTGPE's program participants have access to high quality and culturally informed training that represents the very best practice advice combined with a consideration of community needs, cultural traditions and perceptions, and health issues.
Nominations for the 2014 Standing Strong Together Award have closed.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Student Bursary Award
The RACGP's National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health provides a student bursary to enable Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander medical students currently studying at an Australian university to attend the RACGP annual conference GP14, 9-11 October 2014 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia.
Nominations for the 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Bursary Award have closed.