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VACCHO, our Members, and the State Government work together in creative and responsive ways to protect the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 14 September 2020

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In the face of a global pandemic, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), its 32 Members, and the State Government have worked together in creative and responsive ways to protect the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians.

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Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation writes to Prime Minister seeking urgent funding for Victorian Aboriginal communities in their COVID-19 response

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 2 September 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison on behalf of its 32 Members seeking urgent funding for Victorian Aboriginal communities in their COVID-19 response.

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More should be done to ensure Aboriginal Communities are well placed to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 27 August 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and members of the Aboriginal Executive Council (AEC) say more should be done to ensure Aboriginal Communities are well placed to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Another large spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Communities is a stark reminder for Victorians that this pandemic is not over

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 19 August 2020

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Another large spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander communities is a stark reminder for Victorians that this pandemic is not over, and people still need to comply with the rules while staying connected.

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Young people urged to do their bit to help suppress COVID-19 following spike in cases in Aboriginal

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 12 August 2020

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Young people have been urged to do their bit to help suppress COVID-19 following another spike in cases in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Communities.

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Serious business as confirmed number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in Victorian Aboriginal communiti

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 July 2020

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Victorians have been urged to get serious about the dangers posed by COVID-19 following a large spike in cases in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities over the weekend.

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VACCHO urges Aboriginal people to do the right thing after two confirmed cases of COVID-19 detected in Aboriginal Communities in Ballarat

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 23 July 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has strongly urged Aboriginal people to stay home where they can, to get tested, and to self-isolate at home while waiting for test results after two confirmed cases of COVID-19 were detected in Aboriginal Communities in Ballarat. 

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VACCHO welcomes DHHS clarification ruling out link between Black Lives Matter rally to Melbourne’s public housing tower cluster

Posted by VACCHO Policy Unit on 16 July 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has welcomed a much-needed clarification from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) ruling out a link between last month’s Black Lives Matter rally to Melbourne’s COVID-19 public housing tower cluster.

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VACCHO says a focus on linking the Black Lives Matter rally to Melbourne’s COVID-19 public housing tower cluster is unhelpful during major public health crisis

Posted on 15 July 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) says a focus on linking the Black Lives Matter rally to Melbourne’s COVID-19 public housing tower cluster is unhelpful during a major public health crisis, lacks substantial evidence, and undermines efforts towards Aboriginal reconciliation. 

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