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Mallee District Aboriginal Services Not Afraid to Lead the Victorian State Government on COVID

Mallee District Aboriginal Services Not Afraid to Lead the Victorian State Government on COVID

CEO of the Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS), Palawa woman Jacki Turfrey, has never been afraid of doing this tough. When it comes to protecting her community in the North West of Victoria against COVID, even government guidelines were sometimes in the firing line.
Barkindji Warrior – Shantelle Thompson, OAM: Three Times World Champion, Abuse Survivor and Dedicated Mother of Five

Barkindji Warrior – Shantelle Thompson, OAM: Three Times World Champion, Abuse Survivor and Dedicated Mother of Five

Barkindji, Ngyampaa and European woman Shantelle Thompson is a survivor of sexual abuse and severe post-natal depression, a three times world champion and OAM recipient. She talks to Victorian Aboriginal News of her struggles, hopes and plans.
On Solid Ground: The Five Year Strategic Direction and Foundation for VACCHO

On Solid Ground: The Five Year Strategic Direction and Foundation for VACCHO

With two years of working with partner health organisations to combat COVID-19, VACCHO CEO Jill Gallagher takes time out to yarn about the five year strategic direction and plan for the peak health organisation.

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