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Victorian Government places Aboriginal mental health into safe Aboriginal hands

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 November 2019

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The Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System is welcomed by the Victorian Aboriginal community. Here is a report that finally reflects and recognises the challenges faced by the Aboriginal community and our tireless work to support and care for our community with at times very limited resources and infrastructure.

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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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Self-determination key to Close the Gap in VAAF

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 8 October 2018

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The principles of self-determination are a welcome and integral part of the Victorian Government’s new Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023 (VAAF), according to the peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing in Victoria.

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Wins for Victorian Aboriginal Community in Budget

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 2 May 2018

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The wellbeing of Victorian Aboriginal families has received a boost in the state’s Budget with investment in jobs, funding for maternal and child health, reducing family violence, and Treaty advancement.   

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