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Qumax

QUMAX was established as a collaboration between NACCHO and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to improve the Quality Use of Medicines to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Governance

NACCHO operates under a robust governance structure with embedded mechanisms for engaging with its 144 members, the eight jurisdictional affiliates, and key stakeholders to ensure transparency and accountability.

NACCHO upholds the theme, ‘We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice’ on National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations improving life and health outcomes for our Elders of tomorrow As Australia celebrates National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, NACCHO Chair Donnella Mills states, “For decades, our Elders have shown great resolve and have sacrificed and fought for advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights. Their efforts cannot be forgotten as they paved the way for our children to live healthier and stronger li...

Keeping our mob safe – help for mental health and financial support

Written and supplied by the Australian Government Department of Health. Coronavirus has changed the way we live and connect with people for now. Change can be hard. Many people are having problems, both financially and mentally. During times like this, it is important to know where you can get help. Social and emotional wellbeing support services With big changes in our lives, it is normal to feel worried, stressed, sad, tired or angry. Talking with family, friends, or...

NACCHO Members Elect New Chair and Deputy Chair

  NACCHO Conference 2017 Newly elected NACCHO Chair, John Singer. Photo: Geoff Bagnall   At the recent NACCHO Annual General Meeting in Canberra, The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation’s (NACCHO) 143 members have elected John Singer as th...

NACCHO publication to assist building capability in CQI

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has just published the National Framework for Continuous Quality Improvement in Primary Health Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 2018-2023.NACCHO Acting Chair Donnella Mills said, “that this booklet is designed to provide practical support for...

NACCHO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacist Scholarship - Applications now open

NACCHO is excited to announce that applications are now open for the inaugural NACCHO Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacist Scholarship, proudly supported by a grant from Sanofi Australia.The Scholarship provides subsidy and support for prospective or current Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander pharmacy students and aims to build the pharmacist workforce amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It includes t...

Boosting COVID-19 Vaccination Support for Indigenous Australians

The Australian Government is further boosting the vaccination program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across 30 priority areas to ensure all Australians can access a COVID-19 vaccine. Since the start of the vaccination program the Government has been working closely with the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), states and territories and other Indigenous organisations to ensure every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

The Northern Territory Government must work with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations in true partnership on Royal Commission recommendations

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) calls on the Northern Territory and Australian Governments to work with Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations on the implementation of recommendations of the Royal Commission and Board of Inquiry into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory released today. It is clear from the report that the current system of detention in the Northern Territory is failing our childr...