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State Budget: Wins for Treaty advancement but investment into Aboriginal health remains to be seen

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 28 May 2019

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It was two steps forward and one step back for the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians as yesterday’s budget announcement delivered wins for Aboriginal Treaty advancement but failed to secure long-term funding that will improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Victorians. 

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NDIS and aged care funding essential to ensure the most vulnerable Aboriginal people aren’t left beh

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 16 May 2019

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Aboriginal people will continue to access the NDIS and Aged Care services at low rates unless funding changes occur after the Federal Election, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) Acting CEO Trevor Pearce says.

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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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