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VACCHO: State Government Budget A Win For Aboriginal Mental Health And Wellbeing

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 21 May 2021

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) welcomes the State Government Budget’s ground-breaking delivery of a $448 million investment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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Inaugural Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Partnership Forum calls for sustainable investment

Posted by VACCHO Comms team on 19 April 2021

Victoria’s 32 Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) have called for meaningful, formalised partnerships with Government, a clearly defined role in legislation, and a long-term investment strategy to transform Aboriginal health outcomes.  

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VACCHO welcomes Victorian Government’s commitment to implement all recommendations from Royal Commission Report into Victoria’s Mental Health System

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 2 March 2021

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Two on-Country healing centres will be established in Victoria to support the mental health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people following the release of the Royal Commission’s Final Report into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

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VACCHO welcomes new report calling for bolder action to realise the promise of reconciliation

Posted on 19 January 2021

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has welcomed a new report which calls for bolder action to realise the promise of reconciliation.

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VACCHO welcomes independent report that views public drunkenness as a health issue and not a criminal issue

Posted on 30 November 2020

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has welcomed an independent report that views public drunkenness as a health issue and not a criminal issue.

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Victorian Aboriginal families receive major boost in this year’s State Budget with more than $357 million delivered for Victorian Aboriginal communities

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 25 November 2020

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Victorian Aboriginal families have received a major boost in this year’s State Budget with much needed investments in housing, infrastructure, and getting people back to work following the state’s crippling second wave of coronavirus.   

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VACCHO welcomes State Budget funding of $4.4m to improve social and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander communities during critical recovery phrase of COVID-19

Posted by VACCHO Communications Team on 13 November 2020

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The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) has welcomed a State Budget announcement of $4.4m in funding to improve social and emotional wellbeing in Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander communities during the critical recovery phrase of COVID-19.

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