Posted by Policy Unit on 15 April 2016
Tags: mob, Aboriginal Prime Minister, Treaty, funding, What do you want for Aboriginal families and children in 2030?, time capsule, ACCHO, Collingwood, Aboriginal cultural footprint, snapshot of Aboriginal Victoria, 20th Anniversary, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Jill Gallagher, health outcomes, health and wellbeing, CTG, Close the Gap, Aboriginal health, ACCHO, Victorian Aboriginal Community Control, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
At VACCHO we’ve placed a time capsule within the walls of our building in Collingwood to mark our 20th anniversary as the peak representative body for Aboriginal health in Victoria.
“We sincerely hope that the time capsule when it is opened in 2030, will be a true reflection on positive and progressive changes in the political environment and the lives of our mob” Marcus Clarke, VACCHO Chairperson says.
VACCHO Board members, VACCHO staff, Members organisations and community members were asked “What do you want for Aboriginal families and children in 2030?”
The answers to these questions provide a visual aspirational document for future generation to understand where we have come from. It will also help measure the successes achieved by 2030.
The recurring themes were better health outcomes for Aboriginal people and finally closing the Aboriginal Health Gap by 2030.
Other inspirational and yet extremely achievable answers were:
“There was even the hope for an Aboriginal Prime Minister of Australia.”
For further information and enquiries contact Dana Pyne or 0438 539 541