Victorian Advisory Council for Koori Health (VACKH)

The Victorian Advisory Council on Koori Health (VACKH) is established to bring together on a regular and formal basis, representatives responsible for state-wide Aboriginal health issues in Victoria.

The Advisory Council principally focuses on broad strategic and systemic issues to improve health outcomes and which meet the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

VACKH GP Workforce Working Group

Above: Participants of 19 February 2020 VACKH meeting

VACCHO facilitates the GP Workforce Working Group, formed under the Victorian Advisory Council on Koori Health. The Working Group meets to support the growth of the GP workforce in ACCOs across Victoria.

The Working Group is made up of the following members:

  • Mildura District Aboriginal Services
  • Budja Budja Aboriginal Co-operative
  • Dhauwurd Wurrung Elders Community Health Services
  • Victorian Department of Health and Human Services
  • Commonwealth Department of Health
  • Rural Workforce Agency of Victoria
  • Rural Doctors Association of Victoria
  • Royal Australian College of GPs


  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • Victorian and Tasmanian Primary Health Network Association
  • Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association
  • Murray City Country Coast GP Training
  • Eastern Victoria GP Training
  • Remote Vocational Training Scheme
  • Melbourne University
  • Monash University
  • Deakin University



Key documents, submission and position papers.