Posted by VACCHO Policy Unit on 13 October 2017
Tags: Lisa Thorpe, Tony McCartney, Robin Whyte, welfare, housing, housing, Ken Wyatt AM, Eastern Melbourne PHN, Ken Wyatt AM, Aboriginal children, health and wellbeing, $842,000, Bubup Wilam for Early Learning Aboriginal Child and Family Centre, Minister Wyatt, Victorian Government, Daniel Andrews, Labor Government, Ms Jill Gallagher AO, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, discrimination, State government, self-determination, Aboriginal Victorians, Victorian Government, Aboriginal specific wellbeing, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aboriginal health, health and wellbeing, ACCHO, ACCO, VACCHO, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Minister Wyatt announces $842,000 to support Bubup Wilam for Early Learning Aboriginal Child and Family Centre to continue to enhance the health and wellbeing for our children and families.
Posted by Policy Unit on 1 August 2016
Tags: alcohol and other drugs, mental health, chronic disease, Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, Murray Valley Aboriginal Co-operative, Njernda Aboriginal Corporation, Mallee District Aboriginal Services, Bendigo & District Aboriginal Co-operative, networks, Loddon Mallee Aboriginal Reference Group, LMARG, Innovative service delivery, PHN, Loddon Mallee region and the Murray Primary Health Network, Loddon Mallee region, health outcomes, Aboriginal Primary Health funding, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan, lack of funding, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aboriginal health, health and wellbeing, Close the Gap, CTG, Aboriginal workforce, Raylene Harradine, ACCHOs, ACCO
A developing partnership between leading Aboriginal health services in the Loddon Mallee region and the Murray Primary Health Network (PHN) is exploring innovative service delivery programs that can further increase the health outcomes of local Aboriginal community members.
Posted by Policy Unit on 16 October 2015
Tags: John Mitchell, Karen Heap, Daphne Yarram, AGM Board election, Jill Gallagher, health outcomes, health and wellbeing, CTG, Close the Gap, Aboriginal health, ACCHO, Victorian Aboriginal Community Control, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
VACCHO are pleased to announce that Daphne Yarram, Karen Heap and John Mitchell were elected by the VACCHO Membership to represent them and contribute to the strong leadership of their peak body for Aboriginal health. Ms Daphne Yarram was re-elected following on the previous two years of service as a Board member. Ms Heap and Mr Mitchell join existing Board members Marcus Clarke, Andrew Gardiner, Hilary Saunders and Suzie Squires to further VACCHO’s purpose and long term sustainability.