Budja Budja Aboriginal Cooperative

Budja Budja is the traditional Aboriginal name for Halls Gap. The Clinic is located in the heart of the Gariwerd/Grampians National Park, in Country shared by Djab Wurrung and Jardwadjali Traditional Owner Groups.

The Budja Budja Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd., located at Halls Gap, was established by the current CEO, Tim Chatfield, in 1999 with the aim of delivering a range of cultural, medical, health and well being services to both the local Indigenous and non-Indigenous community.

The Co-operative is an initiative of the local Koori Community and services the region encompassing Ararat, Stawell, Halls Gap and Gariwerd and, St Arnaud towns and all areas in-between. The Co-operative is governed by an experienced and qualified Board of Directors.

The Co-operative operates from a modern, purpose-built facility in Halls Gap and ensures the delivery of Culturally Appropriate services in a welcoming environment, with professional, friendly and helpful staff.