Labor pledges further health support to First Nations people

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
April 23 2022 - 12:30pm
Labor leader Anthony Albanese. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The Labor party has announced it will train 500 additional First Nations health workers and invest in life-saving dialysis and rheumatic heart disease treatments to help close the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander gap.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.