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Aboriginal Health Service of the Year

AGPAL recently announced the national winners for the 2018 AGPAL and QIP excellence awards at their conference gala dinner held at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne.

Nidjalla Waangan Mia Aboriginal Medical Service were runners up in the 'Aboriginal Medical Service of the Year'

 

GP down south proud beneficiary

CEO, Amanda Poller and CFO, Sue Swift were presented with the $20, 000 cheque from the Chef's Long Table Lunch.  GP down south were benefiiaries of the 2018 fundraiser held in February.  

The annual event attracts 500 guests for an 8 course degustation meal with beer, wine and soft drink flowing all afternoon.  The event is run by an entirely voluntary committee and over 80% of food and inftrastructure is sponsored or donated.

Youth Appeal 2018

The 2018 Youth Appeal is coming your way again in June.  Building on the success of 2016, this year will be bigger and better.  

Funds raised go towords supporting the Peel Youth Medical Service and the Peel Healthy Breakfast Club.  We need your help to help us support our youth and save lives.

Tickets cost $50 and includes substantial canapes, live music, guest speakers, entertainment, an auction and more!

When:  Monday 25 June 2018

Time:  6.00pm until late

New Assertive Outreach Team

GP down south have established an Assertive Outreach Team (AOT), covering Mandurah, Pinjarra and Waroona.

The team comprises 2 Care Coordinators and an Aboriginal Youth Worker. The AOT will engage and support individuals experiencing alcohol or drug problems and / or mental health problems in these locations.

The team can be contacted at the Billy Dower Centre, Mandurah. Tel: 9583 5435.

Peel Health Hub Update

April 2018

We are so excited to share with you the progress at the Peel Health Hub site!  Plumbing layout and concrete slab poured!!

Keep posted for futher updates.....

3 Tier Youth Mental Health Tier 1 - Warren Blackwood

March 2018

 

160 Year 10 students from five high schools in the Warren Blackwood area attended the Tier 1 launch at Manjimup Senior High School on 7 March.  This is the second year the program has been run in the region and GP down south has been delighted with the response and participation from schools and local service providers.  

Nidjalla Waangan Mia clients supported to access health appointments through delivery of a new multivan

March 2018

 

Following a successful Stronger Communities Program application supported by Federal Member of Parliament Andrew Hastie, Nidjalla Waangan Mia has recently taken delivery of a brand new 7 seater multivan.

The multivan will support improvements in Aboriginal health outcomes through the provision of transport to assist clients to attend their medical appointments, local community events and local health and wellbeing workshops. 

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