This portfolio focuses on advocating issues relating to the health and wellbeing of rural and remote student of all ages, from preschool to tertiary. This includes areas such as Telehealth, mental health, Allied Health services and IPTAAS.
Currently ICPA-NSW are helping members whose children board interstate and are dealing with cross border issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
HEALTH AND WELLBEING PORTFOLIO REPORTS
Health and Wellbeing Portfolio Reportsview
Useful Links and Resources for Health and Wellbeing
Useful Links and Resources to help our families with Health and Wellbeing.view
Dec 2020 — Rural Health Submission
Inquiry into health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote New South Walesview
Aug 2020 — Remote Education Forgotten in Border Closures
Border closures in SA, QLD and NSW/VIC are causing unnecessary hardship on remote children due to the conditions of entry across the borders.view
Feb 2021—Joint Media Release — COVID Border Barriers to Education
Covid border barriers to education can’t become the new normal.view
May 2020 —Joint ICPA NT & ICPA-NSW Media Release —Remote Boarding Students in SA
ICPA-NSW & NT are pleading for sensible approach to bush students who attend boarding school in South Australia.view