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Medical Journal of Australia's Dr Ross Ingram Memorial Essay Prize
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'Dr Ross Ingram was the first Indigenous person from NSW to be accepted into the University of Newcastle’s Medical School and the first Wiradjuri person to become a doctor.

'The competition is open to any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who is working, researching or training in a health-related field. Entries should use an example or a story, to present original and positive ideas aimed at promoting health gains and health equity for Australia’s Indigenous peoples.

'They need not be written in formal academic style with extensive referencing, but supporting references can be used where appropriate. Essays should be no more than 2000 words long.

'The winner will receive a $4,000 cash prize and the winning essay will be published in the MJA.' (