Our Aboriginal Health Framework
The Far West LHD Aboriginal Health Framework 2021 (PDF 1.4MB) guides our way of working with Aboriginal people, communities and other partners.
We continue to work to build appropriate and connected services and improve health outcomes for Aboriginal communities.
‘Health does not just mean the physical wellbeing of the individual but refers to the social, emotional and cultural wellbeing of the whole community’
National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation works in collaboration with the Far West LHD and others to provide health care services to Aboriginal people across Broken Hill, Ivanhoe, Balranald, Menindee, Wilcannia, Wentworth Shires and Tibooburra from the unincorporated area.
For more information contact Maari Ma.
Coomealla Health Aboriginal Corporation
Coomealla Health Aboriginal Corporation (CHAC) works in collaboration with the Far West LHD and others to provide health care services to Aboriginal people across Wentworth, Ellerslie, Pooncarie, Dareton, Buronga, Gol Gol, Euston and Balranald.
For more information contact CHAC.
Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme
The Australian Government’s Indigenous Australians' Health Programme funds high-quality, Indigenous-led health care initiatives to help improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Each initiative targets specific areas of need, including better access to health care, support for managing chronic conditions, eye and ear health, and giving children a good start.
See a list of programs funded under the IAHP.
We advertise all funding opportunities on GrantConnect.
Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW
The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) is the peak body for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services across NSW.
Indigenous Allied Health Australia
Indigenous Allied Health Australia is a national, member-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health organisation focussed on workforce development and support, to improve Aboriginal health and wellbeing.
The NSW Health website has more information about our commitment to providing inclusive, culturally respectful work environments and health services. See NSW Health – Aboriginal health and the Centre for Aboriginal Health for further information.