The role of VACCHO is to build the capacity of our Membership and to advocate for issues on their behalf.

We do this by strengthening our support networks, increasing workforce development opportunities for our Members and through leadership on key health areas. Advocacy is carried out with a range of private, community and government agencies, at state and national levels, on all issues related to Aboriginal health

This page provides tools and resources to support VACCHO’s 33 Member organisations located throughout Victoria.

The Victorian Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Workforce Strategy

The Strategy aims to support a strong and able workforce, across the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation sector, to deliver holistic health and wellbeing services to Community.

Become a Member

If your organisation is an incorporated Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service delivering health and wellbeing services in Victoria, apply to become part of the VACCHO Membership.

Criteria for qualification applies.

Become an Associate Member

If your organisation or existing Aboriginal Community Controlled Health committee provides specialist services or are recognised by VACCHO to exercise an essential part in the enhancement of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, it may be eligible to apply as an Associate Member.

Useful external resources

  • Practitioners in Indigenous health – Information for practitioners on patients who seek care at Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.
  • Health professionals – Services, payments and programs for health professionals, practice staff, health workers and pharmacy staff.
  • Medicare – Here is a list of frequently claimed MBS items for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and other primary health care providers. Contact the Medicare provider information line on 132150 or Medicare Australia’s business development officers via 1800 700 199 for further information on Medicare claiming.


& Projects




& Accreditation

Member events

Useful Links


Rules adopted at AGM 22 November 2022.

On Solid Ground

Our Stategic directions to build an improved and community controlled health sector.

Members Map

Visit our interactive map of our membership organisations throughout Victoria.

Cultural Safety

Our Cultural Safety Services offers training and organisational audits designed to increase cultural safety in practice.


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