Information and resources for communities.
VACCHO leads and supports Aboriginal Community Control and the broader health and social services sector to deliver transformative health and wellbeing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Victoria.
We want to empower all members of Community to take charge of their health and live long and healthy lives.
Your local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) will always be available to provide you, your family and Community the best advice regarding your health and wellbeing.
You can also browse the various health topics below for further information, tools and resources.
Useful quick links
Social & Emotional Wellbeing
See VACCHO’s Centre for Excellence Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing.
The FoodPATH Project
The FoodPATH project aims to empower Communities to determine the actions needed to promote healthier food environments.
Time to get your breasts checked? Make an appointment with BreastScreen Victoria and their mobile van. More infomation here.
Latest info about COVID-19
Stay up to date on all the latest info for Mob including where and when to get your booster shot.
Coroner deemed Yorta Yorta man’s death “Preventable”
WARNING: VACCHO advises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people that the following article contains references to...
Transformative Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Action Plan Signed
Stakeholders from government, mainstream health and the Aboriginal health sector gathered in Lilydale last week to...
VACCHO Unveils the Victorian Aboriginal Cancer Journey Strategy
Earlier this week VACCHO was proud to be joined by the Minister for Health, Hon. Mary-Anne Thomas, to launch the...
“Strike while the iron is hot” and vote ‘yes’ for a Voice.
On 21 May 2023, 250 inner west residents attended The Voice Forum, held in Altona by Tim Watts MP, eager to hear from...
Second VACCHO Statewide GP Gathering a Huge Hit
VACCHO were honoured to host our second Statewide GP Gathering on Wurundjeri Country in Healesville in early May. The...
VACCHO Says ‘YES’ To Indigenous Voice to Parliament
The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) urges all Australians to be part of a...
VACCHO welcome Police apology but cautions: actions speak louder than words
VACCHO welcomes Chief Commissioner Patton’s apology for actions that have traumatised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, but calls for action to prevent continued harm.
VACCHO supports passing of life-saving medically supervised injecting room bill
VACCHO supports the passing of the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Medically Supervised Injecting Centre) Bill 2023
VACCHO welcomes Nairm Marr Djambana as newest Associate Member
VACCHO is thrilled to announce that Nairm Marr Djambana has signed on as the newest Associate Member to the...
“No place for hate” VACCHO stands in solidarity with LGBTQIA+ Mob for International Transgender Day of Visibility
Victoria’s peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing stands in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ Community and condemns...