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History making appointment for VACCHO CEO

Posted by VACCHO Communications on 13 December 2017

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The Board of the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has congratulated its CEO, Jill Gallagher AO, on her appointment as Treaty Advancement Commissioner for 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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Aged Care review highlights changes needed to meet the needs of Aboriginal people

Posted by VACCHO Policy Unit on 19 September 2017

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), the peak body representing the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Victoria, welcomed the release of the Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017 report and urges the Government to adopt recommendations which promote accessibility and equity in the aged care system.

The review, led by David Tune AO PSM, was conducted to monitor progress of reforms legislated to the aged care system in 2012.

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VACCHO is outraged by racism being perpetuated by The Australian newspaper

Posted by Policy Unit on 5 August 2016

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Ms Louise Lyons, Acting CEO of the Victorian Aborignal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has written to the Editor in Chief, Paul Whittaker to convey our utmost despair that the Nations own newspaper, The Australian, could make such an uninformed editorial decision that saw the publication of the Bill Leakes blatantly racist cartoon on 4 August 2016.

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