Many Aboriginal people in Victoria enjoy good or excellent health. However, as a group, Aboriginal people are more likely to experience poorer health outcomes than non-Aboriginal people.
Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health statusResource | 2022
The Overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status aims to provide a comprehensive summary of the most recent indicators of the health and current health status of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Cultural Safety for Health Professionals portalResource | 2020
This portal aims to support teaching health professionals to critically reflect on the concept of cultural safety and to deliver safe, accessible and responsive healthcare that is free from racism. Links are provided here to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and cultural safety resources.
Balit Durn Durn VACCHO Report to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health SystemResource | 2020
Balit Durn Durn was developed by VACCHO to support the Royal Commission's into the mental health system's final report. Balit Durn Durn aims to provide an overview of Aboriginal Communities' experience with the current mental health system and offers innovative Aboriginal-led solutions.
WellMob: Healing Our Way - resource sheets for e-resource linksResource | 2020
These resource sheets for workers are short-cuts to the best resources regarding common wellbeing issues to use with consumers, families, communities and carers. They are designed to assist practitioners and the wellbeing workforce to quickly source the best digital tools on WellMob.org.au
Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP)Resource | 2019
The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention (CBPATSISP) is Australia’s leading authority on Indigenous suicide. The Centre aims to reduce the causes, prevalence and impact of suicide on Indigenous individuals, families and communities.
Korin Korin Balit-Djak: Aboriginal health, wellbeing and safety strategic plan 2017–2027Resource | 2017
Korin Korin Balit-Djak means 'Growing very strong' in the Woi wurrung language. It provides an overarching framework for action to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of Aboriginal Victorians now and over the next 10 years.
Breaking the Cycle of Trauma, Koori Parenting, What Works for UsResource | 2014
Consisting of a booklet, poster and post cards, the resources convey key messages and practical strategies to help Koori parents break intergenerational cycles of trauma within their families. The resources have been directly informed by and developed for, urban, Aboriginal parents.