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Aboriginal voices will speak truths about Victoria’s First Nations mental health crisis

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 15 July 2019

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The full extent of Victorian Aboriginal communities’ mental health crisis will come to light as the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System (the Royal Commission) commences an Aboriginal-specific public hearing this Tuesday.

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Voice + Treaty + Truth = Stronger Cultural Health & Wellbeing ‘Land is Life’

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 26 June 2019

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On the eve of 2019 NAIDOC week, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has publicly supported the move towards a Treaty process in Victoria. 

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VACCHO Manager and Community leader Craig Holloway wins national award

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 26 June 2019

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Long-time community leader and much loved VACCHO Manager Craig Holloway has been recognised nationally for his tireless contributions to Community and leadership in improving the health and wellbeing of mob suffering from substance abuse. 

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State Budget: Wins for Treaty advancement but investment into Aboriginal health remains to be seen

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 May 2019

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It was two steps forward and one step back for the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians as yesterday’s budget announcement delivered wins for Aboriginal Treaty advancement but failed to secure long-term funding that will improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians. 

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NDIS and aged care funding essential to ensure the most vulnerable Aboriginal people aren’t left beh

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 16 May 2019

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Aboriginal people will continue to access the NDIS and Aged Care services at low rates unless funding changes occur after the Federal Election, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) Acting CEO Trevor Pearce says.

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Partnership agreement brings self-determination closer for Aboriginal people

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 March 2019

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, through their peak body representatives, will share decision making with governments through a new Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap.

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Outcome of election for the VACCHO Board

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 24 October 2018

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) is pleased to announce the appointment of a the new Chair and Deputy Chair following our AGM on Monday 22 October.

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