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The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body representing 20 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services across Western Australia at a State and National level.

AHCWA wants to see: the deliverance of holistic and culturally appropriate health and health related services to the Aboriginal community

AHCWA also aims to support:

The end of poverty in the Aboriginal community

Advancement of Aboriginal religion

Development and maintenance of educational institutions

 

  • Welcome to AHCWA
  • AHCWA Aims

As an organisation AHCWA:

Supports the continued development of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Leads the development of Aboriginal health policy

Influences and monitors performance across the health sector

Advocates for Aboriginal community development and;

Builds the capacity of the health workforce to improve the social, emotional and general health and well being of Aboriginal people.


Latest News

10 September, 2013

New Federal Aboriginal health funding rules discriminatory

New rules introduced by the Federal Government for Aboriginal health organisations are significantly more onerous than those that will apply to non-Aboriginal organisations, and will result in less money being spent on frontline health services.

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) has announced that Aboriginal organisations receiving over $500,000 per year from the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) will be required to incorporate under the Office of the Registrar for Indigenous Corporations (ORIC), the federal body administering the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act. Any non-Aboriginal organisation will be required to move their registration to the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC).

Read more: New Federal Aboriginal health funding rules discriminatory

3 September, 2014

Notice of Special General Meeting (SGM)

The Board members of the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia advise that a Special General meeting of members is to be held:

Date: 15 November 2014

Time: 1000 – 1100 hours

Place: Aboriginal Health Council of WA, 450 Beaufort Street, Northbridge WA 6003

Read more: Notice of Special General Meeting Of Aboriginal Health Council of WA

3 September

Notice of Annual General Meeting Of Aboriginal Health Council of WA

The Board members of the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia advise that an Annual General meeting of members is to be held: 

Date: 15 November 2014

Time: 1100 – 1200 hours

Place: Aboriginal Health Council of WA, 450 Beaufort Street, Northbridge WA 6003 

Read more: Notice of Annual General Meeting Of Aboriginal Health Council of WA

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