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Partnership agreement brings self-determination closer for Aboriginal people

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 March 2019

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, through their peak body representatives, will share decision making with governments through a new Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap.

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Outcome of election for the VACCHO Board

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 24 October 2018

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) is pleased to announce the appointment of a the new Chair and Deputy Chair following our AGM on Monday 22 October.

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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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Wins for Victorian Aboriginal Community in Budget

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 2 May 2018

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The wellbeing of Victorian Aboriginal families has received a boost in the state’s Budget with investment in jobs, funding for maternal and child health, reducing family violence, and Treaty advancement.   

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Important new appointment for Aboriginal children and young people

Posted by VACCHO Policy on 18 April 2018

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and the Victorian Aboriginal Children and Young People’s Alliance (VACYP Alliance) have welcomed the appointment of Justin Mohamed as the second Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People.

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History made with property title handed over to Bendigo’s Aboriginal Community

Posted by VACCHO Communications on 28 February 2018

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Bendigo’s Aboriginal community is rejoicing after the property title over the Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative (BDAC) was lifted, and full control of the Cooperative’s assets was returned to the local Aboriginal community by Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins.

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Big shoes to fill as Andrew Jackomos completes terms as Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People

Posted by VACCHO Communications on 30 January 2018

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The inaugural Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Andrew Jackomos, has been praised for the “enormous impact” he has had as he steps down from the role he has held since 2013.

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