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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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VACCHO Applauds Transparency in Tanya Day Inquest

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 16 September 2019

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation commends the integrity and transparency with which the coronial inquest into the appalling, tragic, and entirely avoidable death of Tanya Day, has been conducted.

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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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Voice + Treaty + Truth = Stronger Cultural Health & Wellbeing ‘Land is Life’

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 26 June 2019

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On the eve of 2019 NAIDOC week, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has publicly supported the move towards a Treaty process in Victoria. 

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VACCHO Manager and Community leader Craig Holloway wins national award

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 26 June 2019

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Long-time community leader and much loved VACCHO Manager Craig Holloway has been recognised nationally for his tireless contributions to Community and leadership in improving the health and wellbeing of mob suffering from substance abuse. 

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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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