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VACCHO: State Government Budget A Win For Aboriginal Mental Health And Wellbeing

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 21 May 2021

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) welcomes the State Government Budget’s ground-breaking delivery of a $448 million investment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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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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Aboriginal voices will speak truths about Victoria’s First Nations mental health crisis

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 15 July 2019

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The full extent of Victorian Aboriginal communities’ mental health crisis will come to light as the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System (the Royal Commission) commences an Aboriginal-specific public hearing this Tuesday.

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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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Victoria must learn lessons from the NT’s Royal Commission on youth detention

Posted by VACCHO Communications on 22 November 2017

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The Victorian peak body for Aboriginal health and wellbeing has called on the Victorian Government to take heed of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

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